Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Tuesday, forwarded a list of 18 commissioner- nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Mr Segun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made this known in a statement in Akure.
According to him, the governor’s action was in accordance with section 192 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
“The commissioner-nominees are: Mr Taofiq Abdulsalam- Akoko North-East; Mr Rasheed Badmus-Akoko North-West; Prince Solagbade Amodeni-Akoko South-East; Chief Adegboyega Adefarati-Akoko South-West; Saka Ogunleye- Akure-North.
“Others include Mrs Omowumi Olatunji-Edet – Akure-South; Ojogo Donald- Ese-Odo; Yemi Olowolabi- Idanre; Dr Wahab Adegbenro- Ifedore; Funso Esan- Ilaje; Wale Akinterinwa- Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo.
“Also, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan-Irele; Alhaji Olurimisi Ismaila- Odigbo; Femi Agagu – Okitipupa; Prof. Bayonle Ademodi – Ondo East; Lola Fagbemi – Ondo-West; Chief Timilehin Adelegbe – Ose and Kola Olawoye – Owo,” he said.