A 16-man ad hoc committee has been set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to screen the commissioner- nominees sent to the lawmakers by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The assembly Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa constituted the 16-man committee on Monday, announcing Rotimi Abiru, a fourth-term lawmaker, who represents Somolu Constituency II, as the head of the committee.
Members of the committee to screen Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet nominees as announced by Obasa are, Jimi Mohammed (Ikeja I), Yinka Ogundimu (Agege II), Abiodun Tobun (Epe I), Setonji David (Badagry II), Victor Akande (Ojo I) and Mosunmola Sangodara (Surulere II).
Others are, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay (Amuwo-Odofin I), Rasheed Makinde (Ifako-Ijaiye II), Lanre Afinni (Lagos Island II), Noheem Adams (Eti-Osa II), and Adedamola Kasunmu (Ikeja II)
The rest are, Suraju Tijani (Ojo II), Olusola Sokunle (Oshodi/Isolo I), Olumuyiwa Jimoh (Apapa II) and Abdulsobur Olawale (Mushin II).
According to the Speaker, the ad hoc committee has a week to give the assembly its report on the assignment.
Sanwo-Olu had about two weeks ago sent to the state assembly, list of 25 persons to be screened and confirmed to serve in his government as commissioners and special advisers.
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