How To Register a Co-operative Society in Lagos State
Co-operative societies in Lagos State are overseen by the State Ministry of commerce, Trade and Co-operative and its registration is based on the location of the proposed co-operative society. The registration steps have been broken down in stages below;
Zonal office: The registration of a co-operative in Lagos State depends on the Zone. The Zonal office to commence registration is usually decided by the proposed official address of the co-operative society. For Instance, there is a zonal office for Eti-osa covering everyone intending to have their proposed address within the Eti-Osa local government axis of Lagos State.
Name of the Co-operative: an availability search of the name of the co-operative would begin. If the name is available, the Members of the co-operative would be notified and if not, they may be required to change the proposed name of their co-operative.
Forms: The members would be required to pay a statutory fee for the registration of the co-operative upon which a form will be given to them for completion. This form would record all the members and the executive committee (Exco) of the co-operative. Their names, addresses, occupation and signatures will be inputed on the Form before submission. The addresses of all exco’s and members must be within Lagos and its environs. The Co-operative must have up to 3 exco members.
Inauguration: After payment and completion of required Forms, a date is usually given for inauguration. The Zonal officers would inaugurate the Co-operative society and it will be deemed to have kicked off operations.
Certification: It usually takes up to 3 months before the Certificate of the Co-operative society would be issued by Lagos State to the co-operative.
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