Ministry of Youth and Sports

The Ministry is made up of the following departments: Administration and Supplies, Finance and Accounts, Youth, Sports, and Rehabilitation with the following Units: Open Registry, Internal Audit, Information Unit, and Store.


To promote an enabling environment for a livelihood for Ekiti teeming Youth including Persons With Disability and through Sports to reduce unemployment.

Our Mission

To enhance the potentials of Ekiti Youth and Persons With Disabilities through Comprehensive programme on empowerment, and to promote restive youths by agendering – free self-employment, self-reliance, rehabilitation of Persons With Disability and encouraging Sports as a veritable means of livelihood.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports is saddled with the following responsibilities

  1. Identification of Youth in Sports.
  2. Develop Sports at the grassroot and as a veritable means of livelihood.
  3. Identify potentials in Youth, develop them and design programmes to serve as back-up.
  4. Implement empowerment programmes for the discovered potentials.
  5. Develop, train and re-train sports talents to represent the State at Local, National and International competitions.
  6. Provide opportunities for vocational training for the schooled and the unschooled.
  7. Youth toward self-employment and self reliance.
  8. Encourage active complementary roles of voluntary Youth organizations in Curbing youth restiveness in the State.
Name Designation Contact
Hon. Commissioner
Mrs. Omotola Faseluka Permanent Secretary
Mr. Abayomi Adeniji Director Administration & Supplies
Mrs. Toyin Olowa Director of Finance and Account
Mr. Joshua Oluyemi Director Sports
Mr. Dayo Adesoye Director Youth.
Mrs. Folasayo Femi- Aluko Chief Internal Auditor
Mr. Olumuyiwa Areola Senior Information Officer

Commissioner for Youth & Sports

Name Designation Period
Dr. Rufus Ajayi Commissioner for Youth & Sports
Pastor Bade Adara Commissioner for Youth & Sports
Dr. Rufus Ajayi Commissioner for Youth & Sports
Mr Kayode Olaosebikan Commissioner for Youth & Sports
Hon. Michael Awopetu Commissioner for Youth & Sports