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Edo State Oil and Gas Producing LGA

The discovery of Oil in Nigeria was received with great enthusiasm because it was then hoped that the exploration of the resources would stimulate both Economic and Social Development in the Region where the Oil was located.

Over the years, the exploration of Oil has been without the corresponding development of Oil and Gas Producing Areas hence, the now seeming unending Niger Delta Crisis. The dimension of criminality added to the Niger Delta agitations/calls for concerted efforts at tackling the Socio – Economic problems of the Region for the good of the Nation.

Our Vision

A Just and Equitable distribution of resources in Edo state Oil and Gas Producing Local Government Areas to ensure that the people enjoy improved basic amenities of life and are adequately empowered.

Our Mission

To achieve increased satisfaction of Oil and Gas Producing Local Government Areas through the provision of Infrastructural facilities and Socio- Economic empowerment to transform our rural economy.
edo state oil and gas producing community

However, with the establishment of the Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC) which metamorphosed into the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), a new chapter in the development of Oil Producing Areas opened. Unlike the defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission(OMPADEC), NDDC has a wider Coverage and Scope.

In Edo State, the impact of the use of 13% Oil Derivation Fund due to the State was not really felt in the Oil Producing Communities until the inauguration of Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission (EDSOGPADEC).

EDSOGPADEC was established as an Interventionist Agency in the areas of Infrastructural and Human Capital Development in Oil and Gas Producing Areas of Edo State.
Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission was inaugurated on the19th of July, 2007 by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Edo State, Senator (Prof.) Oserhiemen A. Osunbor to meet the yearnings and aspirations of the long neglected Oil Producing Communities in the State. The inauguration of the Commission was greeted with much expectation because it was seen as an opportunity to bring the long awaited succour to Oil and Gas Producing Communities of the State.
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Vision

“An Equitable distribution of resources in Edo state Oil and Gas Producing Local Government Areas.”

Mission

“Provision of Infrastructural facilities and Socio- Economic empowerment to transform our rural economy.”