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Who We Are

The Office of the Accountant General is an autonomous Department of the Ministry of Finance. It is the financial nerve centre of the State Government and serves as a servicing unit to all other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

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Office of The Accountant General of Edo State

The Office of the Accountant General is an autonomous Department of the Ministry of Finance. It is the financial nerve centre of the State Government and serves as a servicing unit to all other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

Before 1989, the Office of the Accountant–General was the Accounting Division of the Ministry of Finance. But by Circular Letter No. SGA.13/87/Vol.VI/613 of 16th December 1988, the Office of the Accountant –General was created. This was in compliance with the directives conveyed in Letter No.    PTF/CSR/88/Vol.111/733 of 31st August 1988 from the Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Civil Service Reforms. The Civil Service Reforms gave strength to the following Department under the Office of the Accountant-General:

  • Treasury Department
  • Inspectorate Department
  • Personnel Department
  • Finance and Accounts Department
  • Planning Research and Statistics Department
  • Final Accounts Department
  • Management Accounts Department
  • Expenditure Control Department

Vision

To set the pace in efficient service delivery and accountability using state of the art technology.”

Mission

Using automation to drive timeliness and efficiency in financial services, budgetary control, accountability and management of public funds, and safeguarding of Government Assets.” 

Godwin Obaseki

Executive Governor, Edo State

Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu

Deputy Governor, Edo State

Mr. Julius O. Anelu

Perm Sec/Accountant General

Our OBJECTIVES

The office of the Accountant General of Edo State is charged with the responsibility of managing all the receipts and payments, assets and liabilities of the State Government.