Ministry of Youth and Humanitarian Affairs

Ministries, Departments & Agencies

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The Youth Department is responsible for Youth Development in the State. This is actualized through policy formulation and implementation of Youth programs and activities. The main Objective of the department is to prepare the youth adequately for self-fulfillment and to prevent the teaming Youth population from involving in social vices in accordance with National Youth Policy.

In pursuance of these objectives, the department undertakes the following functions:

  1. Volunteer training;
  2. Citizenship and leadership training;
  3. Youth Camp Activities;
  4. Edo State Youth Summit;
  5. The Organization of the Nigerian Youth Day Celebration.
  6. The Organization of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
  7. The Supervision of the activities of the NYSC in the State as well as the National Youth Council of Nigeria;
  8. The Registration of clubs, Association, as well as licensing of churches for the purpose of conducting marriages in the state.
  9. Co-ordinating the activities of all Voluntary organization in the state.
  10. Organization of clubs day for registered clubs, associations, unions and meetings in the State.