This is to inform the general public especially the unemployed youths in the state who have Primary Six Certificate JSS

About Us

The Ministry of Employment, Labour and Productivity is one of the new Ministries created by the present Administration under Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, The Ministry is the only one that was not carved out of the existing Ministries.

It was established to create sustainable employment for all unemployed citizens of Ondo state including the physically challenged, the less privileged and the vulnerable.

The need to urgently address unemployment in the state cannot be overemphasized in light of recent statistics and reports of surveys and studies. For instance, a recent Statistics show that about 50million Nigerians are living in abject poverty as a result of unemployment out of which 70% are youths. In addition, A survey by the national bureau of statistics (NBS) in 2006 revealed that unemployment in Ondo state especially among the youth aged 15- 24 was 17.3%

The Ministry of Employment, Labour and Productivity is to therefore formulate and implements policies of governments that will guarantee the people of Ondo state equal and impartial opportunities in all facets of human endeavour in order to benefit equitably from the resources of the state.

In summary, the major functions of the Ministry of Employment, Labour and productivity are:-


The Ministry consists of five (5) Departments namely;

The Ministry also oversees two (2) Agencies namely