From: Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure
Son of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Chief Adebayo
Adefarati, Adegboyega, and the younger brother of late Governor
Olusegun Agagu, Femi, were among the list of commissioner-nominees,
presented to the state House of Assembly, on Tuesday, by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for approval.
Others included a media consultant, Mr. Yemi Olowolabi, Hon. Taofiq
Abdulsalam, Rasheed Badmus, Prince Solagbade Amodeni, Saka Yusuf
Ogunleye and Mrs. Omowumi Olatunji-Edet.
Also in the list were Ojogo Donald, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, Funso Esan,
Wale Akinterinwa, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan, Alhaji Olurimisi Ismaila,
Prof. Bayonle Ademodi, Lola Fagbemi, Otunba Timilehin Adelegbe and
According to a statement by Chief Press Secretary to Governor Akeredolu, Mr. Segun Ajiboye, the list of the nominees was presented
to the Speaker of the House of Assembly by Governor Akeredolu.
The statement added that the action of the Governor was in accordance
with section 192 of the 1999 constitution (as amended).
It was gathered that the House of Assembly would invite the 18
commissioner-nominees to appear before it from next week.
Akeredolu, who assumed office as Governor in February, 2017 had
made many appointments including Special Advisers and Senior Special
He had also appointed chairmen and members of boards of various
parastatals in the state.
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