Olubadan’s Son, Alaafin’s Daughter Make Oyo Commissioners’ List

43 days after he sacked the entire cabinet, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has nominated Prince Gbade Lana, a son of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana, as well as Princess Adetutu Adeyemi-Akhigbe, a daughter of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi as commissioner designates.
Their names were among the 12 nominees forwarded by the Governor to the state House of Assembly for confirmation on Monday evening.
The names of five commissioners from the dissolved cabinet appeared on the list; they are Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, Barr. Adebayo Ojo, Mr. Adedapo Lam- Adesina, Princess Adetutu Adeyemi-Akhigbe and Mr. Zacheus Adelabu.
Others nominees are Prof S.O. Olaniyan, Princess Olufunke Oworu, Faruk Umar Alao, Adewale Lawrence Olujide, Abiodun Fatai Atanda and Engr. Deji Akande.
The House of Assembly has directed the nominees to appear before it on Wednesday with 40 copies of their credentials.
Meanwhile, a supplementary list containing the names of six nominees is still being expected from the Governor to fill the remaining spaces in the 18-member state executive council.
While Price Lana was until his nomination the Chairman of the Oyo State Library Board, Pricess Akhigbe-Adeyemi was the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism before the cabinet was dissolved.

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