Sunday, December 10, 2023

A Guide to Important Government Ministries in Kogi State

The Government of Kogi State is composed of three arms namely; the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. Each arm is headed by an Executive Governor who is assisted by Commissioners who are the highest paid public officers of the state. The Commissioners are appointed by the Governor. They are assisted by Special Advisers who are also appointed by the Governor.

The Executive branch is the base of the state government which is headed by the Governor.

  1. Ministry of Environment
  2. Ministry of Budget and Planning
  3. Ministry of Health
  4. Ministry of Transportation
  5. Ministry of Justice

The government of Kogi State is divided into different ministries to handle different areas of governance.

Here is a guide to the most important ministries in the state;

The Ministry of Environment is responsible for the conservation and management of the environment and natural resources.

The Ministry of Budget and Planning is responsible for the development and implementation of the state’s budget.

The Ministry of Health is responsible for the provision of health services in the state.

The Ministry of Transportation is responsible for the development and maintenance of transportation infrastructure.

The Ministry of Justice is responsible for the administration of justice in the state.


The Government Ministries in Kogi State are integral to its smooth running. By following the guide provided, you will be able to identify and contact any one of these ministries if you ever need their assistance or input into a matter.