Osun State House of Assembly has confirmed the Twenty- Five Commissioner nominees after the required screening process and in line with the provision of section I92 sub- Section 2 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

The Speaker of the Parliament , Prince Adewale Egbedun presided over the plenary which coincided with the final Screening Exercise for the last batch of the nominees held at the Assembly Complex, Osogbo.

Prince Egbedun who said the Governor could proceed with the swearing – in formalities for the Commissioner Designates advised them to proof themselves worthy of the task ahead.

The Majority leader of the House, Mr. Kofoworola Adewumi seconded by Mr Lawrence Adeoti, lawmaker representing Ife South state constituency moved the motion for the confirmation of the 25 commissioner-designates.

Earlier, during his appearance at the floor of the House, Professor Maruf Adeniji advocated the need for the State Government to give special incentives to Teachers posted to rural areas stressing the Pupils in the rural areas should be treated equally with those in the Urban Areas.

Professor Adeniji who emphasized the need for Government to Provide required facilities in the schools to attain a better education system opined that the recruitment of teachers should be based on commitment and qualifications not on favourism.

Also, Doctor Odunlade urged the State Government to promote the Tourism and Agriculture sector to make the State Economically viable as well as to reduce the sharp practices of some unemployed youths.

Others whom were screened today included; Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa , Barrister Oluwole Jimi -Bada, Mr Dipo Oluwole, Mr Soji Ajeigbe, Alhaji Rasheed Aderibigbe , Barrister Jola Akintola, Mr Shola Ogungbile, Mr Adeyemo Festus Ademola and Mr Tola Fasheru.

Also the Managing Director/CEO of Peculiar Concerns Ltd, Mr Olarenwaju Adeleke appeared before the House to explain the condition of the ongoing reconstruction of 91.0km Osogbo/Iwo/Ibadan Expressway.

The Speaker of the House,Prince Egbedun asked him to re- appear before the Assembly next week Monday 24th July for further clarification.

Meanwhile, the swearing-in of the newly appointed commissioners will take place Wednesday 19th of July 2023.

In a statement by the Governor’s Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the event is billed to hold at the Local Government Service Commission building, Government Secretariat, Osogbo by 10 am.

The statement urges all commissioner designates to be seated before 10 am.

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