Representative of Edo State Governor and Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu (left), presenting a souvenir to the Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mr. Mohammed Abdullahi, during a courtesy visit, at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.
Mr. Godwin Obaseki (2nd right) with pupils of public schools under the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme, during a panel session at an event organized to mark EDOBEST’s third year anniversary
Obaseki signs reviewed VAPP bill into law, inaugurates gender-based violence mgt c’ttee.
Representative of the Edo State Governor and Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu (left) and UFC Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman (right), when the governor received the UFC champion at the Government House in Benin City, on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu, . addressing a cross section of protesters, who were in a . peaceful protest to Edo Government House, Benin City.
Transforming the youth through skills, entrepreneurship and innovation,” which chronicles the government’s job creation efforts from 2016 – 2020, the 4th edition of Edo Youth Summit, held at Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
The EdoBEST (Basic Education Sector Transformation), a flagship initiative in achieving sustainable growth, will transform learning for around 300,000 children in 1,500 schools over the next four years.
Farmers in Edo State have expressed delight at the vast opportunities in the Edo State Food and Agricultural Cluster (EdoFAC) in Ehor, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, set up by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in the state. The major cash crops produced are rubber, cocoa and palm produce. In addition, the State produces such crops as yams, cassava; rice, plantains, guinea-corn, and assorted types of fruits and vegetables.
We have a rich cultural heritage. Benin City, the state's capital is famous for its unique bronze, brass and ivory works of arts which are found all over the world in museums. The Royal Palace of Benin, Benin Museum, Benin Moat (Iya), Emotan Status, Somorika Hills in Akoko-Edo are famous tourist attractions. Others are Udo Tourist Centre in Esan East local government area and Okomu Wildlife Sanctuary.
Edo State Government partnered with the AG Dangote Company in the construction of roads using concrete technology.
To this end, the state government aims to construct and reconstruct over 3,000 Kilometres stretch of roads across the state, using the concrete pavement technology.
With ₦2 billion set aside for the Edo State Security Trust Fund/Security Architecture in the 2019 budget and over 50 GAC vehicles donated for security surveillance within the state to aid crime prevention and promote law and order, the Edo State Government reaffirms it's promise to fight insecurity in the state.
The positive disposition of the Edo State Government towards a private sector-led economy and the elimination of barriers to business through reforms, are pulling businesses and investors into the state. According to manufacturers; investor confidence is growing owning to the ease with which business owners are conducting their activities in Edo State.
Edo state has five(5) main ethnic groups in the State and they are Edos, Afemais, Esans, Owans and Akoko Edos. Virtually all the groups traced their origin to Benin City, Edo State which is the nation’s heartbeat.
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Government House Complex, G.R.A, Benin City, Edo State.