Governor Adeleke nominates 25 commissioners, 25 special advisers for assembly approval

The Governor of Osun State Ademola Adeleke has forwarded a list of 25 commissioner-nominees, as well as 25 special advisers to the screening committee of the State House of Assembly for confirmation on Friday

Penpushing reports that the Speaker, Rt Hon Adewale Egbedun announcing the names of the nominees during the plenary session, said he received a letter from the Governor for the confirmation of the nominees in line with sections 192 (2) and 196(1) of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution (amended).

The Speaker of the House of Assembly at the plenary explained that 25 names for the position of commissioners and another request for the appointment of 25 Special Advisers were received from the Governor.

Penpushing further reports that Egbedun disclosed that the 25 commissioner-nominees include Oladosu Babatunde, Bayo Ogunbamgbe, Sesan Oyedele, Kolapo Alimi, Soji Adeigbe, Moshood Olagunju, George Alabi and Sunday Oroniyi.

The speaker said others are Abiodun Ojo, Bashir Salami, Moruf Ayofe, Sola Ogungbile, Bunmi Jenyo, Ayo Awolowo, Wole Bada, Dipo Eluwole, Rasheed Aderibigbe, Moruf Adeleke, Adeyemo Ademola, Olabiyi Odunlade, Jola Akintola, Mayowa Adejorin, Adenike Adeleke, Tola Fasheru and Gani Ola-Oluwa.

Penpushing also reports that Egbedun said the nominees are to provide 35 copies of their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Clerk of the House between Friday, 7 July and Tuesday, 11 July, while he thereafter constituted a seven-member ad-hoc committee.

The number one lawmaker in the state said the committee is to be headed by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Akinyode Oyewusi, to screen the nominees on Wednesday, 12 July, and report back to the House after, adding that the nominees must also declare their assets before the Code of Conduct Bureau as required by the Nigerian Constitution.

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