Objectives & Functions

At our agency every unit and department is saddled with various objectives which perform a number of functions to ensure smooth running of the agency as we serve the public. 

Tackling Illegal Mining

Synergy with Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel (Zonal Mines Office) in tackling illegal mining activities and developing the mining industry in Oyo State.

Mining LIcences/Grant

As at 2019, about 269 licences/grants have been issued by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to investors interested in solid minerals development in Oyo State.

Social Responsibility Regulation

Enforced social responsibility regulations and Community Development Agreement (CDA) in the mining and quarry sites as outlined in the 2007 Nigerian Minerals & Mining Act and the 2011 Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulation.

Safety Regulations

Enforced environmental, health and safety regulations in the mining and quarry sites.