The Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Finance & Economic Development, as it was then known, came into existence at the creation of Akwa Ibom State on September 23rd, 1987. In the year 2002, the Ministry of Economic Development was carved out and it became known as the Ministry of Finance. The Ministry has the core mission of establishing, maintaining and ensuring the continuous improvement of the machineries for the sourcing, collection, custodying, accounting and utilisation of public funds. Its vision is to maintain the required management capacity and institutional framework for effective and efficient application of financial resources in an accountable and transparent manner; and to instil due process in Government financial transactions to ensure probity, value for money, transparency and accountability in public expenditure.
Ministry of Finance is committed to ensuring probity, transparency and accountabiilty in the disbursement of public funds towards imrpoving the state's economy
To fulfil its mission and vision, as well as carry out its functions and responsibilities, the Ministry of Finance is structured into Offices and Departments, thus:
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Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Finance is committed to ensuring probity, transparency and accountability in the disbursement of public funds towards improving the State's economy. We promise to uphold the tenet of transparency, accountability and due process in the management of Government funds.
To maintain the required management capacity and institutional framework for effective and efficient application of financial resources in an accountable and transparent manner; and to instill due process in Government financial transactions to ensure probity, value for money, transparency, and accountability in public expenditure.
In accordance with our core values, our charter states our commitment to consistently provide excellent service to our clients. It also pledges to achieve this effectively and efficiently with the highest standard of integrity, transparency, probity, accountability and value for money. To us, the charter is much more than a statement of our commitment to quality