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BREAKING NEWS: Oyetola Submits Commissionership List to House, Concedes 2 Slots to Omisore


Osun State Governor, Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday sent the list of his commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for approval.

The governor appeared to have conceded two slots to Senator Iyiola Omisore who initially contested on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the September 23, 2018 governorship election before he pulled out to back Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress.

The nominees are Mr. Yemi Lawal, who was running mate to Senator Omisore in the election and prominent activist and former Peoples Democratic Party and SDP chieftain, Mr. Taiwo Akeju.

The nominees is coming almost 10 months into his administration as the ninth executive governor of the state.

Governor Oyetola is currently in the United States, with President Muhammadu Buhari for the  United Nations General Assembly meeting.

The list was submitted to state House of Assembly by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, and is expected to be read on the floor of the assembly on Tuesday.

Those that made the list include Alhaji Bola Oyebamiji, immediate past-Commissioner for Finance; Engr. Oluremi Omowaiye, the immediate-past Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, and Prof. Lekan Yinusa, the immediate-past Commissioner for Budget.

Others are Dr. Obawale Adebisi, Mr. Adejare Adebisi, Barrister Femi Akande, who is the son of former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, Mr. Rasaki Adeosun and Mr. Sola Oladepo.

Engr. Niran Ibitoye, who is the National Vice Chairman of  Nigeria Society of Engineers, Mr. Dayo Adewole, son of former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, Mrs. Sola Ogunfolaju, a former lawmaker, Hon. Folorunso Oladoyin – Bamisayemi, Dr Bode Olanipekun, son of the Akirun of Ikirun, Mr. Kehinde Olawale, Mr. Adebayo Adeleke and a former member of  House of Representatives, Hon. Nath Agunbiade are also on the list.


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