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BRIEF ON THE MINISTRY

The Ministry of Community Development and Cooperatives was created to enhance grassroots empowerment and socio-economic transformation of the State through the framework of Community Development Associations (CDAS), Cooperative Societies and Trade Associations.

ADDRESS:
BLOCK B, STATE SECRETARIAT, OKE-MOSAN, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

POSTAL ADDRESS:
P.M.B 2058, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State

PHONE:
08033184507

POLITICAL HEAD
Hon. Francis Gbenga Adenmosun (08033357089 | afrancisgbenga@yahoo.co.uk)

ADMINISTRATION HEAD
Mr. O.O. Odeyemi (08033184507 | oladeindeoladipo@yahoo.com)

VISION

To facilitate sustainable development of Communities in the State through people’s participation in governance.


MISSION

To provide enabling environment for Community Development Associations (CDAs), Cooperative Societies and Trade Associations in order to effectively serve as a bridge between the Government and the People at the grassroots.


POLICY THRUST

  • Mobilization of Community Development Associations, Cooperative Societies and Trade Associations as agents of grassroots development and economic empowerment.
  • Mainstream Peace-Building and conflict resolution into Community Development, Cooperative and Trade Practices.
  • Facilitating the growth of the Associations and Societies.

The Ministry also supervises the management of two (2) Institutions which are affiliated to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye.

These are:

  1. Social Development Institute (Shasha) Iperu-Remo:- It is a professional training institution that specializes in the training of social workers at the Certificate and Diploma levels. It also organizes capacity building workshops for Community Leaders.
  2. Cooperative College, Ijeja, Abeokuta: - The college specializes in the training of middle level manpower necessary to manage cooperative Societies and Unions.

It is important to add that graduates of the two (2) institutions qualify for direct entry admission into Olabisi Onabanjo University in relevant disciplines, courtesy the affiliation arrangement.

DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Director:

Alhaji M.A.S. Shorinola

PHONE: 07033747271

EMAIL: solashorinola@yahoo.com

Duties

The Department is responsible for mobilizing and motivating Community Development Associations in order to embark on viable self-help projects.  It also enhances the development and growth of Community Development Associations in order to achieve grassroots development as well as to mainstream peace building and conflict resolution into Community Development practice.

DEPARTMENT OF TRADES DEVELOPMENT / MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Director:

Fatudimu O.O. (Ms.)

PHONE: 08033196975

EMAIL: fatudimuoluseye@yahoo.com

Duties

The Trade Development/Monitoring and Evaluation Department was carved out from the Community Development Department to serve as agent of government to monitor and coordinate activities of Trade Associations in Ogun state.

Amongst other things, the department acts as a bridge between Trade Associations and the state and local government as well as international partners.  They also assist the state government at improving the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by capturing all Trades Association in the revenue net.

DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVE SERVICES

Director:

Mr. B.O. Oladipupo

PHONE: 08033378550

EMAIL: babslad86@yahoo.com

Duties

This Department is responsible for mobilizing and motivating Cooperative Societies in order to embark on profitable business enterprises and to enhance the development and growth of Cooperative Societies in order to achieve better economic empowerment.

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

Director:

Mr. M.O. Adebayo

PHONE: 07060584932

EMAIL: olufumade.16@yahoo.com

Duties

The Department is the image maker of the Ministry.  It also serves as the Data Bank of the Ministry.  It is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, data collection, collation and storage of the activities of the Ministry. It also carries out effective monitoring and evaluation of projects as at when due.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPLIES

Director:

Mr. Kamil Olaleye

PHONE: 08036722852

EMAIL:

Duties

The Department is the “house keeper” of the Ministry. It coordinates the activities of the Ministry as well as see to the welfare and well-being of the entire staff. The Department also motivates the staff towards better productivity by seeing to their promotion and capacity building through training.

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNT

Director:

Mrs. O.O. Olanrewaju

PHONE: 08034032250

EMAIL:kemtey@gmail.com

Duties

This Department sees to the management of money as well as prompt payment of salaries and allowances of all staff.  It develops the Long/Medium and Short term plans and preparation of Annual Budgets.  It is also responsible for making payments and general financial reports.

OTHER INFORMATION

CURRENT PROGRAMS

  • Disbursement of year 2016 grants-in-aids to CDAs.
  • Monitoring of the activities of established CDAs, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies.
  • Updating of Database of CDAs, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies on a continuous basis.
  • Registration of more CDAS, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies state wide.
  • Celebration of Community day.

ONGOING PROJECT(S)

  • Continuous disbursement of Annual grants-in-aid to CDAs.
  • Payment of Annual subventions to the State Cooperative Federation Limited (OGSCOFED) and Ogun State Community Development Council.
  • Capacity building/ Human capital Development for CDAs, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies.
  • Continuous registrations of more CDAs, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies.
  • Updating of the Comprehensive database for every existing CDAs, Trade Associations and Cooperative Societies.

PROPOSED PROJECT(S)

  • Renovation of Social Development Institute, (Shasha), Iperu, Ogun State.
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