Saturday, November 27, 2021
Ogun Legislature Confirms Former NUJ President As Commissioner

Ogun Legislature Confirms Former N

The Ogun State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of the two additional commissioner-nominees, Waheed Odusile and Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu whose names were transmitted to it by the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and were subsequently screened earlier in the week by the state lawmakers.

The confirmation of the nominees was sequel to the presentation of the report of the Committee of Selection on the screening of the commissioner-nominees by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff, who thereafter, moved for its adoption.

It was seconded by Hon. Slyvester Abiodun and supported by the whole house through a voice note at the plenary presided over by Speaker Olakunle Oluomo at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

According to the report, “The curriculum vitae and credentials of the nominees were carefully scrutinized by honourable members. Thereafter, members interviewed the nominees.

“In the course of the interview, it came to the fore that Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, the institution where Prof. A. A Arigbabu is the Vice-Chancellor and the Accounting Officer was indicted by the State Audit Report submitted to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House, hence, the on-going investigation into the financial records of the institution.

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