By Emmanuel Adeleke
Two commissioners that served in the administration of former government of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, alongside 23 others have been unveiled as commissioner nominees by the Osun State House of Assembly.
The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Adewale Egbedun, read out the names at plenary on Friday.
The names were contained in a letter sent to the lawmakers by Governor Ademola Adeleke.
The two nominees that served in Aregbesola’s cabinet are Mr. Kolapo Alimi, who served as Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, and Mr. Biyi Odunlade, who was Special Adviser and later Commissioner for Sports.
Others on the list are Barr. Oladosu Babatunde, Prince Bayo Ogungbangbe, Mr Sesan Ephraim Oyedele, Mr Soji Ajeigbe, Mr Moshood Olagunju, Hon. George Alabi, Hon. Sunday Oroniyi, Mr. Abiodun Ojo, Dr. Basiru Salami, Mr Morufu Ayofe, Mr Sola Ogungbile, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo.
Also on the list are Mrs Ayo Awolowo, Barr. Wole Jimi Bada, Hon. Dipo Eluwole, Alh. Rasheed Aderibigbe, Prof. Morufu Adeleke, Mr Adeyemo Ademola, Barr. Jola Akintola, Mr. Mayowa Adejorin, Mrs Folashade Adeleke, Mr Tola Faseru and Alh. Ganiyu Olaoluwa.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Olamide Tiamiyu, said: “The House of Assembly has also set up an Ad-Hoc Committee to conduct a preliminary screening of the nominees before they will appear before the House for full screening and confirmation. The process will be completed in good time.”