The ministry is geared towards ensuring that the physical, mental and social development of the youth, poor and physically challenged are affected for meaningful contribution to the national development. To also provide a sustainable framework for integrated planning and collaboration among stakeholders for the development of policies and programmes, laws and other initiatives that promote and enhance the development of the Imo state youth and the protection of their interests


The ministry of youth and social development is mandated with the following roles;

  • Formulation and implementation of policies on youths, poor and physically challenged development and empowerment in the ministry.
  • Certification and subvention of youth organizations in the state.
  • Supervision of programmes, project operations and the activities of NYSC in Imo state