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Who We Are

The Ministry was established in the year 1999. It was formerly known as Ministry of Special Duties of the past military administrations. It was thereafter established by the then incumbent Governor, Late Lamidi Adesina’s administration on the 27th July, 1999. There are presently five (5) Directorates in the Ministry namely: Directorate of Local Government Inspectorate, Directorate of Local Government Affairs, Directorate of Chieftaincy Matters, Directorate of Administration & Supplies, and Directorate of Finance & Accounts.



Overhauling and repositioning the 33 Local Government Areas and 35 Local Council Development Areas for sustainable development.



Formulating policies for strengthening the institutional capacities of Local Government Council Areas and Local Council Development Areas while ensuring project implementation that are environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive.



Effective administration and monitoring of the 33 Local Governments;


Effective control of Local Government Finances

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