By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
Six months into his administration, the Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday sent the names of 14 commissioners designate to the state House of Assembly for confirmation.
At Tuesday’s plenary, the assembly began the process for the approval and confirmation of the nominees.
Fayemi had last year November appointed the Commissioner for Finance, Mr Dapo Kolawole, and Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Hon. Adeniran Alagbada, who read the governor’s letter to his colleagues at plenary, listed the commissioner nominees to include Dr Adio Afolayan, Dr (Mrs) Moji Yaya Kolade, Chief (Mrs) Moji Fafure, Mr Emmanuel Foluso Daramola, Mr. Folorunso Olabode, Mr. Dele Faparusi and Mr Gbenga Agbeyo.
Others are Mr Olusoga Davies, Mr Sola Adebayo, Mr Michael Awopetu, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, Mr Femi Ajayi, Alhaji Ayodele Jinadu and Mr Febisola Adewale.
The speaker also read another letter from the governor on the reconstitution of the board of the local government service commission.
Chief S.A. Abejide will serve as Chairman, while other members are Mrs. Abiola Adeosun, Mr. Dele Oloje, Bisi Dada and Alhaja Mariam Bimbola Ogunlade.
The commissioners designate and local government service commission members will face the lawmakers on Thursday, April 4, 2019 for screening.