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Ekiti Assembly confirms two commissioner- nominees, 10 Advisers

From Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
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The Ekiti State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the nomination of two commissioners designate for the Dr Kayode Fayemi administration.

The House at its plenary on Thursday, October 25, 2018 also approved the request of the governor seeking approval for the appointment of 10 Special Advisers.

The Speaker of the Assembly, Rt Hon Adeniran Alagbada who read a letter from the governor to his colleagues at the plenary, urged them to adequately look into the request for smooth running of government.

The commissioner nominees are; Mr Olawale Fapounda and Oladapo Kolawole.

The two commissioner- nominees were grilled by members of the House and were deemed qualified for the task ahead.

The lawmakers unanimously observed that both men had served the state in the past and performed creditably well.

The Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Olusegun Adewumi charged the two commissioner-nominees to think outside the box by attracting businesses into the state to improve the economy instead of overtaxing the people.

In his reaction, the Speaker commended the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi for choosing people of integrity as commissioners and praised his colleagues for their prompt action.

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