Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Established in October 1996 following the creation of Ekiti State. The Ministry is saddled with the responsibility of providing affordable, qualitative, functional and sustainable education for enlightenment and enterprise.

The Ministry is divided into Finance and Administration; Planning, Research & Statistics; Evaluation,  Standard, Inspectorate,  Science,  Technology,  Mathematics,  Schools

The Ministry also has the following Agencies operating within it:

  1. Teaching Service Commission(TSC)
  2. State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)
  3. Agency for Adult and Non-Formal Education (AANFE)
  4. Board for Technical and Vocational Education (BTVE)
  5. Library Board
  6. Education Trust Fund (ETF)
  7. School Enterprise and Wealth Creation Agency
  8. Scholarship Board


To provide accessible, affordable, qualitative, functional and sustainable education for enlightenment and enterprise using emerging technology.

Our Mission

To ensure quality and functional education through sound policies and implementation using e-learning, whole school monitoring, provision of conducive environment and regular capacity building of personnel for optimal learning outcomes.

The Structure of the Ministry consists of:

  1. The Honourable State Commissioner of Education and Chief Executive Officer.
  2. The Permanent Secretary, who is the Accounting Officer.
  3. Directors,
    1. 7 Directors who are Professional Officers:
      1. Director (Quality Assurance Dept.)
      2. Director (School Dept.)
      3. Director (STEM)
      4. Director (PR & S)
      5. Director (Eval & Stand)
      6. Director (Tertiary)
      7. Director (Schools Sports)
    2. 2 Directors for Support Services:
      1. Director (Admin & Supplies)
      2. Director (Finance & Accounts)
  4. Deputy Directors
  5. Assistant Directors
  6. Chief Education Officers
  7. Principal Education Officers
  8. Senior Education Officers
  9. Education Officers I
  10. Education Officers II
  11. Assistant Education Officers
  1. Formulation of Education Policies and supervisory role of Departments and Agencies under the Ministry of Education
  2. Quality control of education deliverables through routine and operational inspection of Public and Private Schools in the State
  3. Curriculum implementation in line with Federal Ministry of Education as agreed at National Council on Education (NCE) policy decision meetings
  4. Curriculum Evaluation for use in schools in the state and distribution of essential educational learning materials to Schools and conduct of all examinations
  5. Generation and provision of data for the Annual School Census programme and establishing a foundation for Information Communication and Technology (ICT) driven education with well-equipped e-library services
  6. Ensuring uniform standards in the registration of Private Institutions in the State (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary)
  7. To promote Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM) in the 21st century
  8. Monitoring and evaluation of the infrastructure and physical facilities in education institutions in the state
  9. Encouraging skills acquisition through Schools Agriculture and Enterprises for holistic education and catering for school drop outs under the Agency for Adult and Non-Formal Educationh (AANFE)
  10. Administration and management of School Sports and co-curricular activities in Schools in the State
  11. Implementation of Government’s policies aimed at attracting support and sponsorship from development partners/international donor agencies to assist the development of education
  12. Implementation of the State Government’s objectives of liaising with specialized government agencies to assist educational development in the State, particularly the phenomenon of Girl-Child education/Out of School Children
  13. Facilitating the processes which lead to the provision of scholarships/bursary awards to indigenes of the state
  14. Liasing and collaborating with Agencies of the Federal Government in establishing educational institutions in the State in all areas of education in the state
  15. Establishment of additional schools to complement the existing ones in the state when the need arises
  16. The prompt payment of running grants to Public Secondary and Primary Schools across the state
  17. Quarterly organization of Capacity Building programmes for personnel of Public Schools in the State
  18. Facilitating the exposure of education personnel/officers in the state to international capacity building programmes for teachers and students aimed at exposing them to international policies, programmes and implementation in line with International Best Practices
  19. Regular meetings with education stakeholders
  20. Enrolment of Schools age children
  1. To make education accessible, qualitative and relevant
  2. To groom scholars (teachers/students) for global enterprise
  3. To protect the social rights of students and teachers.
S/N Name Designation
1 Mrs. Sola Igotun Director of Administration and Supply
2 Mr. Ajibola E.A. Director of Finance
3 Mr J.B. Owolabi Director, Quality Assurance Department
4 Mr. E.A. Daramola Director, Schools
5 Mr. O. Jemilehin Director, Planning Research and Statistics
6 Mr. A.R. Adeniyi Director Tertiary
7 Mr. B.E. Familoni Director, Science, Technology & Mathematics
8 Mr. S.O Ajiboye Director, School Sports
9 Mr. Y. Ajibola Director, Evaluation and Standard
S/N Name Year
1 Pastor Richard Adejuyigbe 1996 – 1998
2 Mr. Festus O Ola 1998 – 1999
3 Mr. Ige I.A 1999 – 2002
4 Mrs. Adenike Adeyemo 2002 – 2003
5 Mr. Olu Adakeja 2003 – 2004
6 Alhaji Y.O Sanni 2004 -2006
7 Mr. D Olu Alade 2006 – 2007
8 Mr. D.A Falope 2007 – 2008
9 Dr. (Mrs.) Modupe Alade 2008 – 2010
10 Mrs. Bimpe Aderiye 2010 – 2011
11 Mr. Akomolafe V.O.A 2011
12 Dr. (Mrs.) E. A Dada 2011 – 2013
13 Mrs. Bimpe Aderiye (mni) 2013 – 2014
14 Mrs. E.A Dada 2014 – 2015
15 Dr. (Mrs.) Adekunbi Obaisi 2015 – 2018
16 Mr. Deji Ajayi 2018 – 2019
S/N Name Designation Phone No
1 Mr. A.O. Ologuntoye Permanent Secretary 08033952443
2 Evang. F.E. Daramola Commissioner 08035067313