Abiodun Seeks Ogun Assembly's Approval For Attorney General Nominee - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Abiodun Seeks Ogun Assembly's Approval For Attorney General Nominee

Governor Dapo Abiodun is seeking the confirmation of Ogun State House of Assembly for his nominee,Mr Oluwasina Olanrewaju Ogungbade as Justice Commissioner and Attorney General in replacement for Gbolahan Adeniran who recently resigned from  his position

Speaker of the house, Right Honourable Olakunle Oluomo who acknowledged the request of the governor in a letter dated 19th of November, 2021,read during plenary on Tuesday in Abeokuta, asked Commissioner for Justice-designate to appear for a screening this Wednesday, 23rd November at 12 noon 

 Oluomo read the governor’s letter in parts:“Mr. Speaker will recall that the Attorney General and Honourable Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Gbolahan Adeniran recently resigned his appointment. The need to immediately replace him is imperative for the achievement of our collective Mission to Build our dear State together.

Further to the above, I hereby present for confirmation by the House of Assembly, Mr. Oluwasina Olanrewaju Ogunghade as nominee for appointment as Honourable

The lawmakers in another development,  passed a resolution directing the Director General, Bureau of Lands and Survey to direct Surveyor General to immediately commence the execution of the proper delineation of the excised Ake village, via Olokuta in Abeokuta as ordered by the Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s administration in the excision letter issued on the 11th February, 2011 to the Baale-in-Council of Ake Village.

The passage of the Assembly’s resolution followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Justice, Ethics and Public Petitions chaired by Hon. Solomon Osho, who later moved the motion for its adoption, seconded by the Damilola Soneye and supported by the whole House through a voice vote.

The Assembly equally recommended that the DG, Lands and Survey report back to the House immediately when formal action had been taken accordingly, stating that a Truth Finding Commission set up by the previous administration had recommended a review of the excision while no evidence of any review or appeal of the excision letter existed till date.

The resolution followed a petition received by the Assembly dated August 9th 2021 from Olusegun Adeniyi & Co. written on behalf of Pastor Eze Ogbonnaya Eze, Mr. Samuel Ogundairo and Destiny Recovery Ministry International, against the officials of the State Housing Corporation on allegation of tresspass and abuse of office amongst others.

Upon the receipt of the petition, the House Committee invited the concerned parties to a meeting in which the House received recommendations that led to the passage of the resolution.

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