The names of the nominees have been sent to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
By Ife Osemedua
365Daily – Human rights activist, Kayode Ajulo (SAN) and five others have been nominated by the Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as commissioners.
Others are Mrs. Omowumi Isaac; Razaq Obe, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan; Akinwumi Sowore and Mr. Oseni Oyeniyi.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ebenezer Adeniyan, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Friday, February 2, 2024.
He noted that the names of the nominees have been sent to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
365Daily recalls that Aiyedatiwa had earlier picked a former Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Olaide Adelami, as the Deputy Governor of the state hours after sacking all the commissioners and special advisers appointment by his predecessor last Wednesday.
The statement also disclosed the appointment of Olugbenga Omole as Special Adviser on Information and Strategy; Mrs. Olamide Falana – Special Adviser on Gender Affairs, and Mr. Alabi Johnson – Special Adviser on Energy.
Aiyedatiwa was sworn in as Governor of Ondo State by the State’s Chief Judge, Olusegun Odunsola, following the death of Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu in Germany on December 27, 2023.