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Official website of the Sport Commission, Edo State, Nigeria.

The Commission was created to develop and administer sports in the State. It was formerly known as Edo State Sports Council. It became the Edo State Sports Commission through an act dated 18th August, 2021. It has a 7-man board which was inaugurated on the 11th of March, 2022. The administrative headquarters is located at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. There are 34 sports associations operating under the commission.

Our Vision

To position Edo State as the foremost sporting destination in Nigeria

Our Mission

To attain excellence and positively impact the lives of Edo people through Sports participation, development and business

Objectives of the ESSC

Functions of the ESSC