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Responsibilities

 

  • Initiation, formulation and evaluation of policies relating to Commerce and Industry;
  • Formulation of policies and programmes for the promotion and development of cottage and small scale industries in the state.
  • Liaison with the Federal Ministry of Industry (Trade and Investment) and other relevant government agencies on Industrial development, trade promotion and facilitation in Lagos State;
  • Promotion and development of industrial Estates, Parks, Enterprise zones including maintenance of infrastructures therein.
  • Liaison with relevant Industrial and Trade Groups and Associations;
  • Annual organization of Eko Expo Trade Fair:
  • Formulation and facilitation of State Government commercial activities;
  • Supervision and monitoring of the development of Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) and associated projects including the Airports, Seaports, Industrial Parks, and Enterprise Zones;
  • Supervision of Lagos State Consumer Protection Committee;
  • Inspection and monitoring of factories and industrial concerns in the State;
  • Supervision of Lekki Worldwide Investment Limited;
  • Research and development with respect to the production of industrial project profile and business directories in the state;
  • Research and Planning of State Industrial Master Plan;
  • Supervision of Cooperative Societies;
  • Supervision of Lagos State Cooperative College;
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Governor