The Osun Home of Assembly has confirmed the 35 nominees sent to the Home by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola to fill vacant positions of Commissioners and Particular Advisers.
At the plenary in Osogbo on Wednesday, the Assembly’s Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye, stated the nominees had the requisite qualifications to drive improvement in the state.
He commended the lawmakers for their efforts for the duration of the exercising, adding that it was in line with the 1999 constitution.
Owoeye also advised the nominees to companion with the governor to move the state forward.
Other lawmakers commended the selection of the nominees, saying they have the qualifications to hold the exalted offices.
The motion for confirmation of the nominees was moved by the Majority Leader of the Home, Mr Moruf Olanrewaju, and unanimously adopted by the 26 lawmakers.
Governor Oyetola on Sept. 24 sent the list of 35 persons for the positions of commissioners and Particular Advisers in his cabinet to the assembly for approval.
Amongst the nominees are President Nigeria Guild of Editors and editor-in-chief of Each day Telegraph, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, Femi Akande, son of the former Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress Mr Remi Omowaiye and Mr. Nathaniel Agunbiade, who represented Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency in the Home of Representatives in between 2011 and 2015.
Yemi Lawal, operating mate of Senator Iyiola Omisore, the 2018 governorship Candidate of SDP in Osun and Taiwo Akeju, the spokesperson of the SDP also produced the list.
The complete list of commissioners/specific advisers
Alhaji Bola Oyebamiji, ex-Commissioner for Finance, Engr Oluremi Omowaiye, ex- Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technologies, Prof Lekan Yinusa, ex-Commissioner for Price range, Dr. Obawale Adebisi, Mr Adejare Adebisi, Barrister Femi Akande, Mr Rasaki Adeosun , Mr Sola Oladepo
Funke Egbemode, Oladimeji Samson, Engr Felix Adeniran Ibitoye, the National Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Society of Engineers, Mr Yemi Lawal (Senator Omisore’s operating mate, Mrs Olusola Ogunfolaju Oyehan , an ex- lawmake, Folorunso Oladoyin – Bamisayemi, Dr Bode Olanipekun, the son of the Akirun of Ikirun, Mr Kehinde Olawale, Mr Adebayo Adeleke, ex- Home of Representative member, Hon. Nathaniel Agunbiade, Mr Tadese Raheem, Mr Taiwo Akeju, Dayo Adewole, son of former Overall health Minister, Prof Isaac Adewole
Oladepo Solagbade Atanda, Ajisefini Abiodun, Mumini Adekunle Raifu, Olamiju Olasiji, Rafiu Isamotu, Omowaiye Oluremi, Jamiu Olawumi, Olawale Babatunde Olumide, Olaniyan Hussein Toke, Adeosun Adegboyega Rasaq, Badmus Olalekan Rahmon, Giwa Lateefat, Idiat Babalola, Kolajo Aderemi, Kareem Ismail Akande, Oyegbile Rufus, Olaboopo Olubukola and Bakare Akande