Ministry of Finance

HISTORY

The Ministry of Finance Edo State came into existence upon the creation of Edo and Delta State from the defunct Bendel State on the 27th August, 1991. At creation, it was known as Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, thereafter the Ministry of Budget was created from it. Both Ministries are now separate and independent.

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VISION

To be the most effective and efficient sub-national Ministry of Finance in Nigeria

MISSION

To promote accuracy, transparency and accountability for all Government financial activities, in an optimal, efficient and effective manner to all stakeholders.

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

Mr. J. Eboigbe

Hon. Commissioner

Mr. P.O Omorowa

Permanent Secretary

Mrs. I. Oyegue

Director of Administration & Supply

Mrs. G.O Okosun

Director, Debt Management

Mr. S.E Abada

Director, Finance & Account

Mr. P.A. Idogen

Director, Central Internal Audit

Mrs. A.J Emofomwan

Director, Investments and Loans

CORE OBJECTIVES

  • To expand the tax base, optimize collections and align tax policies with state priorities
  • To create sustainable, robust and efficient debt administration and management system
  • To optimize public expenditure management process through the use of technology
  • To ensure timely renditions of financial information to relevant stakeholders
  • To establish a fact-based risk-managed and efficient investment portfolio for the state
  • To create a conducive working environment and provide adequate tools and equipment for effective and efficient service delivery

CONTACT

  • Phone Number: +2348035467918
  • Email: finance.edostate@gmail.com
  • Physical Address: The Ministry of Finance is located on the 6th and 7th Floors. Palm House Building Complex, Sapele Road, Benin City