Adeleke picks 25 commissioners, 2 from Aregbesola’s cabinet

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Osogbo, July 7, 2023 – Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has nominated two former commissioners under former Gov. Rauf Aregbesola with 23 others as commissioners-designate in the state.

Adewale Egbedun, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, read the list of new commissioners as contained in a letter to the  lawmakers by Governor Ademola Adeleke on Friday.

The two members of Aregbesola’s cabinet that made the list are Mr. Kolapo Alimi, who served as Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Mr. Biyi Odunlade, who was Special Adviser and later Commissioner for Sports.

Olamide Tiamiyu, the Chief Press Secretary to the speaker, confirmed the development in a press statement.

 “The House of Assembly has also set up an Ad-Hoc Committee to conduct a preliminary screening of the nominees before they will appear before the House for full screening and confirmation.

“The process will be completed in good time,” the statement said.

Others nominees include: Barr. Oladosu Babatunde, Prince Bayo Ogungbangbe, Mr Sesan Epharaim Oyedele, Mr Soji Ajeigbe, Mr Moshood Olagunju, Hon. George Alabi and  Hon. Sunday Oroniyi.

Others are Mr. Abiodun Ojo, Dr. Basiru Salami, Mr Morufu Ayofe, Mr Sola Ogungbile and Rev. Bunmi Jenyo.

Also on the list are: Mrs Ayo Awolowo, Barr. Wole Jimi Bada, Hon. Dipo Eluwole, Alh. Rasheed Aderibigbe, Prof. Morufu Adeleke, Mr Adeyemo Ademola, Mr Olabiyi Odunlade, Barr. Jola Akintola, Mr. Mayowa Adejorin, Mrs Folashade Adeleke, Mr Tola Faseru, Alh. Ganiyu Olaoluwa. (GBN)

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