The Ministry was established in the year 1999. It used to be known as the Ministry of Special Duties of the past military administrations. It was thereafter established by the then incumbent Governor Lamidi Adesina’s administration on the 27th July, 1999. The various departments in the ministry include: The Department of Local Government Inspectorate, Department of Local Government Affairs, Department of Chieftain Matters, Department of Finance and Administration and the Oyo State Valuation Office. It has a staff strength of 89 staff members.
To overhaul and reposition the 33 local governments for a sustainable development.
To formulate policies for strengthening the institutional capacities of local government and ensuring they are environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive.
- Effective administration and monitoring of the 33 local Governments;
- Effective control of local government finance;
- Effective supervision of sustainable projects in the 33 Local Government Area. Effective handling of all chieftain matters in Oyo State;
- Effective property rating administration.
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