The Office of the Head of Service was separated from the Office of the Secretary to the State Government in February, 1999 in accordance with directive of the Federal Government on the Restructuring of the Civil Service. As a result, the functions of the two Offices were clearly spelt out in Circular Letter No. SGA. 7/5/T5/200 of 10th February, 1999.
To build a virile modern Public Service where efficiency, productivity, accountability, transparency and effective service delivery are the hallmarks.
To make Edo State a leading service provider in Nigeria through the provision of quality and transparent recruitment, service delivery and improved welfare of public officers.
Include, excellence, commitment, efficiency, effectiveness, team work, transparency and accountability, integrity and professionalism