Lagos Assembly confirms 37 Commissioner Nominees




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By Victoria Hanson                The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the 37 commissioner nominees as members of the state council.
All the Commissioner nominees were cleared after being screened at plenary.
The nominees who fielded questions from the lawmakers pledged to boost the growth of the state and also applauded the members of the Assembly for the manner they conducted the screening.
Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, said the decision of the House would eb communicated to the Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
The Governor had on September 22, submitted names of the Commissioner Nominees to the Assembly for screening and confirmation.
They are a former Managing Director, the National Mirror, Steve Ayorinde; a former Chairman of the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, Kehinde Bamigbetan; former Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal; a former Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris; a former Special Adviser, Central Business District, Folarin Coker; a former Special Adviser, Commerce and Industry, Seye Oladejo; a former Special Adviser, Works and Infrastructure, Ganiyu Johnson, and a former Special Adviser, Rural Development, Babatunde Hunpe.
Others are Mrs. Yetunde Onabolu, Fela Bank-Olemoh; a former partner in KPMG, Akinyemi Ashade; a pharmacist, Alhaja Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Kehinde Joseph; and a professor of Law, Ademola Abass; Dr. Akintola Benson; a former Special Adviser, Political and Legislative Powers Bureau, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Dr. Mohammed Akinkunmi; a former member, House of Representatives, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Dr. Femi Onanuga; the CEO of LAMATA, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, Ade Akinsanya and Wasiu Anifowoshe.
The rest are a former member, House of Assembly, Mrs. Lola Akande, Agboola Dabiri, Ganiu Sanni, Anofi Elegushi, Rotimi Ogunleye, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Femi Odubiyi, Alhaji Musiliu Folami, Adeniji Kazeem, Adeyemi Labinjo, Toyin Suara, Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, Deji Tinubu, Mrs. Mudirat Giwanson and Wale Oluwo.




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