Edo State is an inland state in central southern Nigeria. Its capital is Benin City. It is bounded in the north and east by Kogi State, in the south by Delta State and in the west by Ondo State. Edo State was formed on August 27, 1991 when Bendel State was split into Edo and Delta States
The Edo State Civil Service Commission , like her counterparts in the country, is a creation of Section 197 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).