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Lagos Assembly Approves 22 Sanwo-Olu Nominees, Disapproves 17 in Latest Confirmation Round

On Wednesday, the Lagos State House of Assembly approved 22 of the 39 cabinet nominations that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had sent for consideration.

The confirmation came after a thorough and thorough vetting of the nominations by an ad hoc committee headed by the Chief Whip of the House, Hon. Fatai Mojeed, who presided over the day’s sitting, according to Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa.

He praised the committee’s efficiency and reminded the confirmed nominees to never forget that their first responsibility in their positions is to the State’s citizens, not to themselves.

He also promised that the House would continue to do its best in the interest of the State.

The confirmation was done through a voice vote as Dr. Obasa mentioned the name of each of the nominees.

However, the lawmakers rejected 17 of the nominees.

Those confirmed include:
Hon. Layode Ibrahim
Mr. Mobolaji Ogunlende
Dr. Dolapo Fasawe
Hon. Bola Olumegbon
Mr. Idris Aregbe
Ms. Abisola Ruth Olusanya
Mr. Moruf Akinderu Fatai
Mr. Kayode Bolaji-Roberts
Engr. Abiola Olowu
Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka
Dr. Oreoluwa Finnih- Awokoya
Mr. Yakub Adedayo Alebiosu
Mr. Lawal Pedro SAN
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
Mr. Abdulkabir Ogungbo

Those not confirmed by the House 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 Cecilia Dada
Mr. Sam Egube;
Mr. Olalekan Fatodu
Mrs. Solape Hammond
Mr. Mosopefolu George
Engr. Aramide Adeyoye
Mr. Seun Osiyemi
Mr Rotimi Ogunwuyi
Dr. Olumide Oluyinka

Before the exercise, Hon Mojeed Fatai briefed the House on the outcome of the screening exercise.

Eromosele Ebhomele
Media aide to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

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