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The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday, reconstituted the 38 standing committees for effective discharge of the House oversight functions.

Obasa announced the changes during Monday’s plenary in Lagos.

The Assembly had been operating with ad-hoc committees since December 29, 2020, after the speaker dissolved the standing committees of the House.

Obasa said Mr. Sanai Agunbiade would now head the Business Rules and Standing Order while Mrs. Mojisola Meranda is the chairperson of the Ethics, Protocols, and Privileges.

Mr. Sarajudeen Tijani will supervise the House Services.

Others are Saka Solaja, who has been appointed as Chairman of Public Accounts (State); Mr. Mojeed Fatai, Public Account (Local); Mr. Kehinde Joseph, Agriculture and Mr. Gbolahan Yishawu, Economic Planning and Budget.

Other heads of committees are – Mr. Okanlawon Sanni, Education (Ministry); Mr. Ajani Owolabi, Tertiary Institutions; Mr. Olanrewaju Afinni, Science and Technology; Mr. Rotimi Abiru, Environment and Mr. Desmond Elliot, Ministry/Parastatals.

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Obasa said: “Also appointed are – Mr. Yinka Ogundimu, Establishment, Training, and Pension; Mr. Folajimi Mohammed, Energy, and Mineral Resources; Mr. Wahab Jimoh, Waterfront Infrastructure, and Mr. Nureni Akinsanya, Physical Planning and Urban Development.

“Mr. Adewale Temitope, Transportation; Mr. Bisi Yusuff, Commerce, Industry, and Cooperative; Mrs. Mojisola Ali-Macaulay, Women Affairs, Poverty Alleviation and Job Creation; and Mr. Tobun Abiodun, Works and Infrastructure.

“Mr. Jude Idimogu, Wealth Creation and Employment; Mr. Rotimi Olowo, Finance; Mr. Hakeem Sokunle, Health; Mr. Ibrahim Layode, Home Affairs; and Mr. Olatunji Oluwa, Tourism, Arts and Culture.

“The rest are – Mr. Moshood Oshun, Youth, and Social Development; Mr. Victor Akande, Judiciary, LASIEC, and Public Petitions; Mr. Adedamola Kasunmu, Lands; and Rasheed Makinde, Housing.”

The speaker urged the new committee chairmen to help the House to discharge its oversight functions effectively.

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