To be a state where Transparency, Accountability and Equity are driving forces [hallmark)] of Governmental Actions

Social Development

To be a state where every citizen has access to all social amenities on equitable basis in order to achieve self-worth and human dignity in a secured environment

Regional Development

To provide effective and efficient basic social and physical infrastructure that would support economic development in a sustainability manner

Economic Development

To diversify the state's economy by harnessing various resources (both Natural and Human) for socio-economic well-being of the citizenry


Ministries of Nigeria are Civil Service departments that are responsible for delivering various types of government service. Each ministry is headed by a Permanent Secretary who reports to a Minister in the Federal Cabinet.

  • Ministry of Justice Protects the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.
  • Ministry of Community Dev. & Coop Services Created to enhance grassroots empowerment and socio-economic transformation of the State.
  • Ministry of Agriculture Provides leadership on food, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy and effective management.
  • Ministrv of Economic Planning & Budget To be the primary agency of government that promotes capable and effective mobilization, planning, allocation and utilization of resources for socio-economic transformation of Ondo State.
  • Ministry of Information Concerned with the Management of the image, reputation and the promotion of the culture of the people and Government of Ondo State.
  • Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Development To Promote the general welfare of Women and enhancing their ability to realize their full potentials in various fields of human endeavors.
  • Ministry of Environment The Government's principal adviser. Providing environmental management systems, including laws, regulations and national environmental standards.
  • Ministry of Health Focused on the provision of equitable and quality health services that meet the Ondo State people’s expectations and needs and promote their health.
  • Ministry of Transport Work with other agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the Ondo State businesses and gets people and goods travelling around and outside the state.
  • Ministry of Local Govt. & Chieftaincy Affairs To ensuring good governance and spread of dividends of democracy to people at the grassroots as well as elevating the status of the Traditional Institutions.
  • Ministry of Education Ensures that every child in Ondo State enrolls for primary education that would develop their individual potential and to acquire the knowledge.
  • Ministry of Works Manage Public works including government structures and promote good standards in the construction industry.
  • Ministry of Finance The government body that manages the finances of Ondo State including managing, controlling and monitoring federal revenues and expenditures.
  • Ministry of Employment and Productivity The Ministry of Labour and Employment is the concerned with relations between workers and employers.
  • Ministry of Youths and Sports Create an enabling environment and act as a catalyst and facilitator for the promotion and development of youth and sports at regional.
  • Ministry of housing and Urban development Responsible for the execution of Government’s policy in the Housing and Urban Development sector.
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry Working together on the development of commerce, industry and services sectors through the continuous execution of legislation and policies.
  • Ministry of Culture & Tourism Main goal is to study, preserve, develop and promote the cultural wealth and the tourist attractions of the state and culture people of Ondo State.

Are sectors created in government to handle specific governmental matters in order to promote efficiency, accountability and transparency.

  • Civil Service Commission Regulates recruitment to the Civil Service, providing assurance that appointments are on merit after fair and open competition.
  • Ondo State Land Record Bureau Created to eliminate obstacles in the acquisition of land title and fraud in transactions involving land.
  • HMB The oldest and largest parastatal of the Ondo State Ministry of Health. Its primary mandate is to provide health care services.
  • OSOPADEC The commission is to be engaged in the rehabilitation and development of oil producing areas in the state and other development projects.
  • Wealth Creation Agency Established in 2009 to address the issue of unemployment in Ondo State with particular focus on creating wealth through agriculture and entrepreneurship.
  • Waste Management Authority Aaccrued with responsibilities ranging from management of commercial, industrial, and medical waste streams, highway sanitation, cleaning of drainage and other water bodies.
  • ODSACA An expediency that is necessitated by the compelling need to stem the tide of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and mitigates its impact on the people.
  • OSSAA Signage & Advertisement Government Agency set to re-define the signage and outdoor advertising industry through effective signage and outdoor advertisement regulation and civic beautification.
  • Pension Board Exists for the effective regulation and supervision of the Ondo State Pension affairs, to ensure that retirement benefits are paid as and when due.
  • SITA – State Information Technology Agency It is committed to: leveraging Information Technology (IT) as a strategic resource for government; managing the IT procurement and delivery process to ensure that the government gets value for money.

There are several collaboration among ministries, directorates and agencies all to the goal of improving Ondo State.

Ondo State Vision

To make Ondo State the best administered state in Nigeria and the cynosure of all eyes; of which all its citizens shall be proud; where equity, justice and fairness shall be the driving forces of Government action

Mission Statement

To mobilize the people of Ondo State to harness all our God-given resources, create and use wealth for the ends of individual happiness, collective fulfilment, and peaceful cohabitation in an environment of transparent and honest leadership.