Akeredolu nominates 18 as commissioners
•Olowolabi, Ojogo, Akinterinwa, Agagu, Adefarati on list
Son of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Chief Adebayo Adefarati, Adegboyega; younger brother of the late Governor Olusegun Agagu, Femi; and ex-Chief Press Secretary Yemi Olowolabi are among those presented to the House of Assembly yesterday by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for approval as commissioners.
Others are former Speaker Taofiq Abdulsalam; former Finance Commissioner Wale Akinterinwa; All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in Akoko Northwest Rasheed Badmus; former Commissioner for Natural Resources Prince Solagbade Amodeni; former Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Commission (SUBEB), Akure North, Saka Yusuf Ogunleye; Mrs Omowumi Olatunji-Edet; ex-Deputy Chief of Staff Donald Ojogo; Dr. Wahab Adegbenro; Funso Esan; Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan; Alhaji Olurimisi Ismaila; Prof. Bayonle Ademodi; Lola Fagbemi, Otunba Timilehin Adelegbe; and Kola Olawoye.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary Segun Ajiboye said Akeredolu submitted the list to the Speaker in accordance with Section 192 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
The House will invite the 18 nominees before next week.
The nominees at a glance
Taofiq Abdulsalam – Akoko Northeast
Rasheed Badmus – Akoko Northwest
Prince Solagbade Amodeni – Akoko Southeast
Chief Adegboyega Adefarati – Akoko Southwest
Saka Ogunleye – Akure-North
Mrs Omowumi Olatunji-Edet – Akure-South
Ojogo Donald – Ese-Odo
Yemi Olowolabi – Idanre
Dr Wahab Adegbenro – Ifedore
Funso Esan – Ilaje
Wale Akinterinwa – Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo
Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan – Irele
Alhaji Olurimisi Ismaila – Odigbo
Femi Agagu – Okitipupa
Prof. Bayonle Ademodi – Ondo East
Lola Fagbemi – Ondo-West
Chief Timilehin Adelegbe – Ose
Kola Olawoye – Owo