The Lagos State House of Assembly has confirmed 22 out of the 39 cabinet nominees presented by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for screening. During the plenary presided over by Speaker Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the confirmed nominee was subjected to rigorous and detailed screening by an ad hoc committee led by Hon. Fatai Mojeed, the Chief Whip of the House.
Speaker Obasa commended the committee’s efficiency and reminded the confirmed nominees of their responsibility to serve the people of the State, emphasizing that their role is to serve the public interest, not individual interests. He assured that the House would continue to prioritize the State’s welfare.
The confirmation process was carried out through a voice vote as the Speaker called out each nominee’s name. However, 17 of the nominees were rejected by the lawmakers.
The confirmed names include Layode Ibrahim, Mr. Mobolaji Ogunlende, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, Bola Olumegbon, Mr. Idris Aregbe, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, Mr Moruf Fatai, Mr Kayode Bolaji-Roberts, Engr. Abiola Olowu, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, Dr. Oreoluwa Finnih-Awokoya, Mr. Yakub Alebiosu, Mr. Lawal Pedro, 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, and Mr. Abdulkabir Ogungbo.
The names of the rejected nominees 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 Dada, Mr. Sam Egube, Mr. Olalekan Fatodu, Mrs. Solape Hammond, Mr. Mosopefolu George, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, Mr. Seun Osiyemi, Mr. Rotimi Ogunwuyi, and Dr. Olumide Oluyinka.
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