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Lagos Assembly Defies Sanwo-Olu, Rejects Commissioner-Nominees

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Lagos Assembly Defies Sanwo-Olu, Rejects Commissioner-Nominees

In a recent development, the Lagos State House of Assembly has defied Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu by rejecting 17 out of the 39 cabinet nominees he sent for screening.

The confirmation of the remaining 22 nominees was done through a voice vote after a rigorous and detailed screening process conducted by an ad-hoc committee led by the Chief Whip of the House, Hon. Fatai Mojeed.

Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, commended the committee for their effectiveness and reminded the confirmed nominees that they are in office to serve the people of the State.

He also assured that the House would continue to work in the best interest of the State.

The rejected nominees include prominent figures such as Prof. Akin Abayomi and Mr. Gbenga Omotosho.

Those confirmed include:

Hon. Layode Ibrahim

Mr. Mobolaji Ogunlende

Dr. Dolapo Fasawe

Hon. Bola Olumegbon

Mr. Idris Aregbe

Ms. Abisola Ruth Olusanya

Mr. Moruf Akinderu Fatai

Mr. Kayode Bolaji-Roberts

Engr. Abiola Olowu

Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka

Dr. Oreoluwa Finnih- Awokoya

Mr. Yakub Adedayo Alebiosu

Mr. Lawal Pedro SAN

Mr. Tunbosun Alake

Mr. Gbenga Oyerinde

Dr. Adekunle Olayinka

Dr. Jide Babatunde

Mr. Afolabi Ayantayo

Mr. Tokunbo Wahab

Mr. Olakunle Rotimi-Akodu

Mr. Jamiu Alli-Balogun

Mr. Abdulkabir Ogungbo

Those not confirmed by the House include:

Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo

Prof. Akin Abayomi

Mr. Yomi Oluyomi

Mrs. Folashade Ambrose

Ms. Barakat Bakare

Mr. Gbenga Omotosho

Engr. Olalere Odusote;

Dr. Rotimi Fashola

Mrs. Bolaji Cecilia Dada

Mr. Sam Egube;

Mr. Olalekan Fatodu

Mrs. Solape Hammond

Mr. Mosopefolu George

Engr. Aramide Adeyoye

Mr. Seun Osiyemi

Mr Rotimi Ogunwuyi

Dr. Olumide Oluyinka

This article was updated 3 months ago

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