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Ministry of Wealth Creation & Employment:Core Responsibilities

  • Initiate, formulate, execute, evaluate policies, set and regulate standards for all wealth creation and employment related matters in the State, to create value-chain systems.
  • Establishment of Job Registration Centres and promotion of Labour Exchange Programmes in each of the Five (5) Divisions of Lagos State.
  • Collation of data and statistics on employment and wealth creation matters in both the public and private sectors.
  • Liaise with relevant MDAs such as Ministries of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Agriculture, WAPA, Works and Infrastructure and Establishments, Training & Pensions in attaining the set objectives of the Ministry.
  • Facilitate the transformation of the informal sector to formal sector including registration and supervision.
  • Promote traditional and social entrepreneurship.
  • Facilitate business and management extension services and consultancy to SMEs, Craftsmen, tradesmen and Artisans.
  • Facilitate skill acquisition for graduates and upgrade the skills of artisans for employability and promotion of entrepreneurship.
  • Ensure broad-based capacity building, sensitization and enlightenment for prospective Stakeholders.
  • Develop inclusive and sustainable Partnership initiatives with relevant stakeholders,(e.g Community Based Organizations, Legislative arm of Government, Development Partners, Organized Private Sector.
  • Engage the Board of Trustees of the State Employment Trust Fund (ETF) on promoting wealth creation and employment.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Governor.