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Suspended Lawmakers, Demoted Principal Officers Get New Portfolios


… Lagos Assembly Reshuffles Standing Committees

By Okunade Adekunle

With the recent and ongoing drama in the  Lagos State House of Assembly, the Standing Committees Chairmen have been reshuffled by the leadership of the House.

In an internal memo issued by the Clerk of the House, Azeez Sanni, dated Friday, the ‘demoted’ Deputy Majority Leader, Hon Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh has been assigned to chair the Committee on Central Business District (CBD) while his counterpart who was removed as Chief Whip, Honourable Rotimi Abiru is now the Chairman of Inter-Parliamentary Committee.

The suspended Hon Moshood Olanrewaju Oshun was removed from the Chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (State).

He was subsequently named Chairman of Committee on Legislative Compliance. Hon Nurudeen Saka-Solaja is now the Chairman of PAC (State).

Hon Kazeem Adewale Raheem is now the Chairman of Establishments, Training and Pensions from his earlier position of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations swapping office with Hon Rasheed Makinde while Hon (Mrs.) Mojisola Alli-Macaulay replaces Hon (Mrs) Mojisola Miranda as Chairman of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Committee. Mrs Miranda is now the Chief Whip and Hon. Fatai Oluwa ( Ajeromi Ifelodun 2) is now the Chairman, House Committee on Tourism, Art and Culture.


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