Hon Joshua Olagunju Ojo has emerged as the new Speaker of Oyo state House of Assembly, succeeding late Michael Adeyemo who died on April 27, 2018.
Ojo was elected amid tight security on Tuesday at the sitting presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Abdulwasil Musa. Ojo, a former minority leader from Orire local government defeated other contestants including the deputy speaker Honourable Abdulwasi Musah.
Hon Akeem Ige was also elected minority speaker to replace Ojo.
A lot of people including some journalists were denied access to the Assemply complex.