Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Social Investment Coordinating Agency

i.     The Federal Government in its effort to lift 100million people out of poverty established the National Social Investment Programme Agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to coordinate the activities of the Four (4) Social Investment Programmes in Nigeria.

ii. To replicate this, Ekiti State Government established Social Investment Coordinating Agency for effective implementation of these programmes at the state level. The political head of the agency is the Special Adviser, Social Investment Programme while the administrative head/accounting officer of the agency is the Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary works with four Programme Managers and many supporting staff.

The under listed are the Four (4) Programmes under the supervision of the agency:

i. National Conditional Cash Transfer Unit (NCCTU) Programme

ii. National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP)

iii. Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP 2.0)

iv. N-POWER programme

To reduce inequalities and wide spread disparities between the rich and the poor by increasing the standard of living of the poor and vulnerable household in Ekiti State.

i. To promote access to financial services and increase the rate of financial inclusion with social protection among the citizens of Ekiti State.

ii. To strengthening strategic collaborations with relevant partners at the National, State and international level to successfully ensure that Ekiti citizens that requires social protection interventions get it.

i. Creating an enabling environment by liaising with the Federal Government on the actualization of Social Investment progammes in Ekiti State;

ii. Coordinating for effectiveness, all the social Investment Programmes in Ekiti State;

iii. Checking and gathering the impact assessment of various Social Investment Programmes in Ekiti State;

iv. Reduce the rate of youth unemployment, linking interested volunteers to address existing gaps;

v. Provide affordable credit for MSMEs thereby increasing business revenue and facilitating market linkages;

vi. Stimulate productivity and growth, especially in our rural communities;

vii. Increase household consumptions and Human Capital development of poor and vulnerable household through cash transfer programmes;

viii. To improve school enrollment and completion, child nutrition, health, local agricultural productions, job creation and family economy through homegrown school feeding Programme.

Honesty, Transparency, Accountability, Service Delivery, Social inclusiveness and Professionalism

  1. Department Of Administration And Supplies
    i. Oversees all personnel matters.
    ii. Coverage of meetings
    iii. General correspondence (memo etc.)
    iv. Oversees sanitation and security matters
    v. Board of survey and enquiries
    vi. Maintenance of government physical assets i.e. Vehicles, Building, Furniture and utility services.
    vii. General procurement and supervision of stores and
    viii. Any other duties that may be assigned.

2.    Department Of Finance And Account

i. Collation and rendition of returns
ii. Maintenance and Control of Revenue Records
iii. Attending to relevant financial matters
iv. Serve as secretariat to cash allocation committee meeting
v. Preparation of annual appropriation Account
vi. Control and maintenance of accounting record, Book of accounts
vii. Control and Supervision of the function in Finance and Accounts Department
viii. Any other duties that may be assigned.

All the Social Investment Programmes are designed by the Federal Government of Nigeria to address specific socio-economic challenges and targeted at meeting the immediate and long term challenges faced by the poor and vulnerable Ekiti citizens.

The unit ensure that young Ekiti graduates are employed to work in health, education and agricultural sector as well as training of youth to enhance their competence in skill to enhance competence, employability and improved welfare and standard of living.

They provide access to cash transfer to poor and vulnerable household by overseeing the implementation of the social transfer and livelihood grants.

The unit ensure the effective implementation of the three components of GEEP(Tradermoni, Marketmoni and Farmermoni) across the Local government/LCDA of Ekiti State.

To implement a sustainable school feeding program that will establish a safety net for the poor and reduce malnutrition in school age children while stimulating national agricultural economy.

Special Advisers

1 Barrister Victor Kolade 2019- August 2022
2 Hon.Yemisi Ayokunle August 2023 till date


Executive Secretary – Mr. M.K. Ojo


Program Managers

1 National Cash Transfer Unit Mrs. Olomo Cecilia Toyin
2 National Homegrown School Feeding Programme Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo
3 Npower/Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme Mrs. Ayiti Tinuola Opeyemi


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