Information, Tourism and Values Orientation

The Ministry of Information Tourism and Values Orientation is responsible for the government’s information management and dissemination to the people. It uses all available legitimate media tools and engaged the citizenry through a four-pronged information pool.
Information is generated from government to the people, to the media, to our development partners and all stakeholders and back to government, thus enabling the government to generate policies and make informed decisions that are people oriented on a long run.
The Ministry has seven functional departments
1. Information services
2. Values orientation
3. Tourism
4. General publication
5. Administration
6. Finance and Account
7. Planning, Research and Statistics
The following are the Agencies under the Ministry:
1. BSES – Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (Radio and Television);
2. The Government Printing Press – which is presently undergoing reforms.

Our Vision

Vision Statement
To carry out full and effective publicity of Government activities, promote its good image through factual, timely and adequate dissemination of information, making Ekiti State the preferred tourist and business destination in the country.

Our Mission

• Ensure free-flow of information and news that enhance development and forestall rumor mongering
• Facilitate synergy
• Develop and project tourism potentials, regulate, license and monitor tourism/hospitality
• Appropriate record keeping of government activities for posterity hrough various official publications, gazettes and annuals
• Promote attitudinal change and restoring our values

  1. Dissemination of accurate information on the activities of Government
  2. Mobilization of the Citizenry to imbibe positive values and patriotism through every available channel of communication
  3. Enhancement of Youth Development through Empowerment, Training, Sensitization etc.
  4. Promotion of Sports Development through harnessing of Sports Potentials and development of same.
  5. Publicity of government activities and promotion of good public image for government, through proper and adequate dissemination of information.
  6. Generating policy on staff welfare and discipline as well as training and building capacity for competence and skills
  7. Facilitating good working relationship between the State and Federal Ministry of Information .
  8. Planning and research, coupled with monitoring and updating of statistical data for information processing.
  9. Popularizing government policies and programmes at the grassroots and creating behavioural and attitudinal change through communication packages to sanitize all segments of the society
Name Designation
Hon. Muyiwa Olumilua Hon. Commissioner
Dr.(Mrs.) Adekunbi Obaisi Permanent Secretary
Raphael Sunday Fasusi Director, Administration and supplies
Mr. Olusola Akerele Director, Finance and Accounts
Mr. Sunday Aribatise Director, Information Services
Mrs. Adesola C Fadiran Director, Values Orientation
Mr. A. Olutoyin Akode Director, General Publication
Mr. Segun Olatoye Director, Planning, Research and Statistics
Mr. James O. Ogunsola Director, Tourism
Mrs Toyin Oyadeyi Director, Hotel and Tourism

 

Name Designation Period
Elder Kunle Falade Commissioner 1999
Mr. Amos Odelusi Commissioner 1999 – 2003
Elder Kayode Osadare Commissioner 2003 – 2004
Sir. Kayode Otitoju Commissioner 2004 – 2005
Barr. Gboyega Oguntuase Commissioner 2005 – 2007
Mr. Odunayo Ategbero Commissioner 2007- 2009
Mr. Patrick Ajigbolamu Special Adviser 2009
Hon.Taiwo Olatunbosun Commissioner 2009 – 2010
Mrs. Fola-Richie Adewusi Commissioner 2010 – 2011
Mr Tayo Ekundayo Commissioner 2011 – 2014
Mr. Lanre Ogunsuyi Commissioner 2016 – 2018

 

Name Period
Messrs Yakubu Sanni,
D.A Jegede
Late Adebiiyi
Late Ajayi (Lama)
Mr Segun Erinle 1999
Mr Olaniyan Jegede 2000
Mr Olowoyo Fatai 2003
Mr Segede Olaniyan 2004
Mr Olufemi Adewunmi 2006
Mr Ropo Famubode 2007
Mrs Malomo 2008
Mrs Victor Akomolafe 2008
Mrs Ayibade Taiwo 2009 – 2010
Mr Foluso Daramola 2010 – 2011
Dr (Mrs.) Adekunbi Obaisi 2011 – 2012
Mr Kolawole Ajumobi 2013
Mr Olusola Dada 2013 – 2014
Mr Kolawole Ajumobi 2014 – 2018
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