Ministries, Departments & Agencies

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Who We Are

Our sole function is to protect and improve the environment within it’s jurisdiction, ensure healthy and sustainable environment for present and future generations.


Our Mandate from the Edo State Ministry of Environment is to;

Develop standards for resolving flooding and erosion problems, source funding for forestry activities and resolve emerging environmental problems and monitor climate change.

  • Enforce compliance with laws, guidelines, policies and standards on water quality, environmental health and sanitation, including pollution abatement.
  • Coordinate and liaise with stakeholders on matters of environmental standards, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), regulations and enforcemen
  • Ensure environmental projects funded by donor organizations and external support agencies adhere to regulations in environmental safety and protection.
  • Create public awareness and provide education on sustainable environmental management and promote private sector compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Accredit and Monitor the activities of Environmental consultants/fumigation agents.
  • Coordinate the State Climate Change Action Plan and implementation of adaptation activities on climate change impacts as well as ensure the creation of a policy on climate change in Edo State.
  • Participate in EIA site verification, data gathering exercises on proposed project site and attending EIA panel review meetings.
  • Promote Green and Clean Environment including beautification of Public spaces through Parks and Garden development


To provide services and efficient management of natural resources for a safe, clean, beautiful and green environment.


To be build a sustainable environment that engenders economic prosperity and productive livelihood.

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Godwin Obaseki

Executive Governor, Edo State

Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu

Deputy Governor, Edo State

Osasere Evbuomwan

Hon. Commissioner

Operation Plant a tree

Planting of trees by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, environmental clubs in secondary schools across the state to aid conservation and regeneration.

Edo State Environment and Sustainability Statistics

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