2 Ikorodu Rd, Mende, Lagos State, Nigeria Mon - Fri 8.00AM - 05.00PM


The Lagos State Universal Basic Education is an agency under Lagos state  Ministry of Education step up according to Law to co-ordinate, manage, implement the Universal Basic Education program of the Lagos State in conjunction with the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Our Mission

“Lagos SUBEB, in collaboration with stakeholders will create a conducive environment for quality teaching and learning through the provision of infrastructure, capacity building and support for LGEAs.”

Our Vision

“Every Child’s Potential is realized by Accessing Basic Education”


Formulate the policy guidelines for the successful operation of the Universal Basic Education Programme in the State.




Receive Block Grants from the Federal Government through the State Government.




Administer and disburse funds allocated to the Board, the Local Government Education Authority and other relevant agencies implementing the Universal Basic Education.

Prescribe the minimum standards for the basic education programme throughout the State in line with the National Policy on Education on the advice of the National Council for Education and ensure effective implementation of the standards in line with Government policies and programmes.



Inquire into and advise the State Government on the funding and orderly development of Universal Basic Education in the State.

Collate and prepare, after consultation with the State Advisory Committee on Universal Basic Education and other relevant stakeholders, periodic master plans for a balanced and coordinated development of basic education in the State; including areas of possible intervention in the provision of adequate basic education facilities

Co-ordinate the implementation of the Universal Basic Education related activities in collaboration with non-governmental and multilateral agencies in the State

Support State Capacity Building for teachers and managers of basic education in the State.

Carry out mass mobilization and sensitization of the general public and enter into partnership with communities and relevant stakeholders with the aim of achieving the overall objectives of the Compulsory Free Universal Basic Education in the State.

Supervise the assessment and funding of salaries and allowances of teaching and non-teaching staff based on the scheme of service drawn up by the State Government.



Co-ordinate and supervise teaching and learning in Public Primary Schools and Junior Secondary Schools in the State.


Recruit, appoint, promote and discipline teaching and non-teaching staff on grade levels 07 and above.


Post and deploy staff including inter-state transfer for staff.

Disburse funds provided from both Federal and State sources.


Retire and re-absorb primary school teachers in the State

Undertake new capital projects subject to the approval of the Governor.

Prepare Testimonials and Certificates of Service for teaching and non-teaching staff; whenever necessary.

Deal with Leave Matters; including Annual Vacation


Ensure that Annual Reports are rendered by heads of schools or teachers appointed to serve under them.


Carry out at regular intervals, under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, at regular intervals a personnel audit of teaching and non-teaching staff of all basic education institutions in Lagos State.


Present periodic progress reports on the implementation of the Universal Basic Education to the Governor through the Commissioner for Education.

Monitor Federal and State inputs into the implementation of basic education in the State.

Set up an effective Supervisory Unit