Established in October 1996 as part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development following the creation of Ekiti State. The Ministry of Rural Development was culled out from the parent Ministry in 2008. The Ministry is saddled with the responsibility of fast tracking the transformation of rural areas to liveable milieu through aggressive socio-economic and rural infrastructural development.
The Ministry is divided into Finance and Administration; Planning, Research & Statistics; Rural Infrastructure; Community & Economic Development; and Social Services Departments.
The Ministry also has the following Units operating within it:
In continuation of its efforts at transforming the rural areas of Ekiti State, the Ministry projects to:
To fast track the transformation of rural areas to liveable milieu through aggressive socio-economic and rural infrastructural development
- To create/provide enabling environment for the people in the rural areas who mainly are farmers.
- To serve as a means of accelerating development at the grassroots by providing socio amenities and infrastructural development such as; provision of drinkable water, rural roads, health services, rural schools, rural markets and micro credits.
|Mrs. F. A. Oke||Permanent Secretary|
|Mr. Dipo Ogunkayode||Snr. Special Assistant|
|Mr. E. O. Owolabi||Administrative Secretary|
|Mr. I. O. Ajayi||Director, Finance & Admin|
|Mr. E. S. Agunbiade||Director, Community & Economic Development|
|Mr. R. B. Ogundele||Director, Planning, Research & Statistics|
|Engr. A. S. Akinola||Director, Rural Infrastructure|
|Mr. J. B. Ilori||Director, Social Services|
|Engr. A. O. Ilesanmi||Deputy Director, Rural Infrastructure|
|Mr. S. W. R. Ogunmosunle||Deputy Director, Planning Resarch & Statistics|
|Mr. S. A. Adeyanju||Deputy Director, Community & Economic Development|
|Mr. Abiodun Ogunrinde||Deputy Director, Social Services|
|Hon. Tale Oguntoyinbo||Special Adviser||2010 – 2013|
|Dr. Gboyega Isinjola||Special Adviser||2008 – 2009|
|Hon. Sola Omolayo||Snr. Special Assistant||2008 – 2009|
|Hon. Taiwo Olatunbosun||Snr. Special Assistant||2008 – 2009|
|Hon. Kayode Babade||Snr. Special Assistant||2008 – 2009|
|Hon. Abiodun Bamiteko||Commissioner||2009 – 2010|
|Mr. E. O. Fagbemi||Permanent Secretary||2009 – 2010|
|Mr Folorunso Olabode||Commissioner||2010 – 2014|
Sunday, May 28 2017, 3:34 pm
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