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Ministry of Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs

Experiencing and celebrating the culture of the Edo people, a home of tourism and beauty.

Planning Research
and Statistics

Policy Development and Interpretation

Regulations, Standards and Monitoring

Liason and Partnerships

Shared services

We provide the best Representation

The responsibilities of the Ministry of Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs (MACTDA) is to preserve, protect, project and promote the State’s Cultural Heritage, develop and project the tourist potentials of the State to become the foremost tourist destination in Nigeria.


“A more strengthened Arts, Culture, Tourism and Entertainment components in
the social economic development of Edo State”


“To support, strengthen and promote Arts, Culture and Heritage of the Edo People
by Formulating appropriate development guidelines and regulatory measures” 


  • Formulation and development of policies on Arts, Culture and Tourism for the State
  • Custody of the Edo State Tourism Master Plan
  • Coordinate strategies to sell Edo State as a tourist destination and promotion of investments in Arts, Culture and Tourism businesses in the State
  • Development of standards, regulation and monitoring of Arts, Culture and Tourism activities in the State
  • Promotion of Edo State Arts, Culture and Tourism through National festivals etc.

Godwin Obaseki

Executive Governor, Edo State

Omobayo Marvellous Godwins

Deputy Governor, Edo State

Chief Dr. Uyi Oduwa Malaka

Hon. Commissioner of Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs

Edo State At A Glance

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G.D.P - 6th in Nigeria
No. 10000000
oil palm producer in Nigeria
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A young and vibrant population

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