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Lagos Assembly Confirms Ambode’s Cabinet Nominees



The Lagos State House of Assembly has confirmed the 37 cabinet nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state.

The confirmation, which took place during plenary on Thursday 15 October, 2015 was preceded by the presentation of the report of the 15-man committee set up by the House penultimate week to screen the nominees, which was presented by the Chairman of the committee, Hon. Wasiu Sanni Eshinlokun.

In presenting the report, Hon. Eshinlokun revealed that all the nominees were invited by the committee and that they all submitted copies of their CVs and certificates, which were thoroughly verified by the committee, which sat for one week from Monday 5 to Friday 9 October, 2015 at the Lateef Jakande Hall within the premises of the Assembly.

The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, subsequently ordered the Clerk of the House, Mr. Segun Abiru to send a letter to the Governor indicating that the nominees have been confirmed by the House.

It will be recalled that the House had invited the nominees to appear before it on Tuesday 13, October, 2015, where they were requested to speak about their background and their experiences with the committee.