Ministry of Youth and Humanitarian Affairs

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©2024 Edo State Government

About the Ministry of Youth & Humanitarian Affairs, Edo State, Nigeria.

The Ministry was established in 2001, after it was excised from the defunct Ministry of information, social Development, Youth, Sports and Culture. However, the Ministry was renamed in 2003 as Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Mobilization, until 2017 when it was again renamed Ministry of Youth and Special Duties.

Our Vision

To position Edo as a leader in the provision and implementation of Youth development programmes, empowerment opportunities & humanitarian interventions to promote sustainable livelihood amongst its youths and vulnerable population

Our Mission

To act as a facilitator and catalytic agent in youth development and humanitarian actions through leadership, policy development, strategic initiatives & regulations that promote the socio-economic & long-term development of the State


· Develop & adopt comprehensive youth development & humanitarian policies, provide effective engagement and coordination of Edo Youths and humanitarian interventions and harmonize the efforts of relevant stakeholders in the socio-economic development of Edo State

· Ensure that the priorities, needs & rights of Edo indigenes/residents affected by humanitarian issues are identified and addressed

Our Team

See organizational structure below

Our Organizational Structure