The Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed 22 out of the 39 cabinet nominees sent recently by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for screening.
The Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, who presided over the day’s sitting, said the confirmation followed rigorous and detailed screening of the nominees by an ad-hoc committee led by the Chief Whip of the House, Fatai Mojeed.
Mojeed had earlier briefed the House on the outcome of the screening exercise.
Obasa commended the committee for its effectiveness and urged the confirmed nominees to always remember that they are in office to serve the people of the state and not individuals.
He also promised that the House would continue to do its best in the interest of the State.
The House later adjourned till Monday, August 28, 2023.
The confirmation was done through a voice vote as Obasa mentioned the name of each of the nominees.
However, the lawmakers rejected 17 of the nominees.
Those confirmed include:
Ms. Abisola Ruth Olusanya
Moruf Akinderu Fatai
Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka
Oreoluwa Finnih- Awokoya
Yakub Adedayo Alebiosu
Lawal Pedro SAN
Those not confirmed by the House include:
Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo
Mrs. Folashade Ambrose
Ms. Barakat Bakare
Mrs. Bolaji Cecilia Dada
Mrs. Solape Hammond