Ogun Assembly Receives Gov.Abiodun's Commissioner Nominees Before 60 Days Expiration Period - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, July 28, 2023

Ogun Assembly Receives Gov.Abiodun's Commissioner Nominees Before 60 Days Expiration Period

Governor Dapo Abiodun has finally sent his list of Commissioner Nominees to the Ogun State House of Assembly for confirmation to superintend the various Ministries during his second term in office 

Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Right  Honourable  Olakunle Oluomo confirmed acceptance of the list on Thursday which was received hours to the expiration of the 60days mandatory period for submission of such list by both president and governor after being sworn into office on May 29,2023  as provided in the 1999 amended constitution 

According to a statement by the Clerk/ Head of Legislative Service, Mr. Deji Adeyemo, the Speaker received the Governor’s letter dated 27th of July, 2023 requesting the  confirmation of the nominees by the State lawmakers.

The Governor’s correspondence reads, " I write once again to congratulate Mr. Speaker for your re- election into office as Rt. Honourable Speaker of the 10th Assembly and subsequent inauguration of all members of the Honourable House. I appreciate the Honourable House for the support and cooperation enjoyed during the first term of our administration.

In furtherance of our mission in building our dear State together,  Mr. Speaker, please find attached, the list of nominees for the post of Commissioners for your consideration", the letter partly read.

The Speaker is expected to announce the names on the list to the lawmakers at the next plenary day slated for Tuesday, 1st of August, 2023.

Most of the Special Advisers including that of  Finance, Budget and Planning, Works and Infrastructure, as well as Health and Education  appointed recently by the Governor are likely to be elevated as commissioners 

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