The functions of the ministry include the following:
Monitoring of performance of companies where the Edo State Government has shares. Initiating and implementing the state Government financial policies.
Monitoring of performance of companies where the Edo State Government has shares
General advice on and supervision of the computerization of Government Information System.
Attendance of Federation Account Allocation Committee meeting.
Inspection and monitoring of all revenue collections.
Procuring and granting of loans.
Boards of Survey and Inquiry.
Motor licensing and taxation.
The ministry is the main revenue collecting agent of the State Government
It is also the principal accounting organ of the state government through the treasury/office of the
In conclusion, the ministry of Finance is the watchdog of all finances of Government in Edo State.