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Sanwo-Olu approves appointment of ex-commissioner as new Oniru of Iruland

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday approved the nomination and appointment of the state’s ex-Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, as the new Oniru of Iruland.

Lawal, who resigned from the state’s Executive Council a few days ago, succeeds Oba Idowu Abiodun who died last year.

The new Oniru was an Aide-De-Camp (ADC) to former Governor Bola Tinubu.

He was also a former Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives during ex-Governor Babatunde Fashola’s administration and served as Commissioner for Housing under former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

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The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, who confirmed his principal’s approval of Lawal’s emergence as new Oniru in a statement, said the appointment takes immediate effect.

According to him, the ex-commissioner’s nomination was ratified during the State’s Executive Council meeting held on Friday afternoon.

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