Ekiti State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of the three Commissioner nominees and approved the appointment of 12 Special Advisers sent to the House by the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose.
The three commissioners were, Barr Owoseni Ajayi, Chief Toyin Ojo and Mr Kayode Oso.
The House also approved the dissolution and the reconstitution of the transition Commitee in the 16 Local Government Areas as requested by the Executive arm of the Government.
Relying on Section 27 of the State standing Order which empowers the House to appoint a Speaker Protempore in the absence of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, the Leader of business, Hon Ajibola Samuel Oyebamise announced a member, Hon Dele Olugbemi as speaker protempore with 10 members sitting.
The Proceedings of the House was thereafter read to the House and the House promptly approved and accepted the proceedings of the document of the House.
The three Commissioners were allowed into the chambers after the leader of Business had moved a motion to allow them in and was seconded by Hon Adeojo Alexander Oyedele at 10:35am on Monday.
Questions covering different sectors of the State were thrown at the nominees who to the satisfaction of the House, performed exceptionally.
Motions for their confirmation were thereafter moved by the leader, seconded by some members and ratified by the House through voice votes.
The House thereafter moved the motion for the appointment of the 12 speakers and dissolution and the re constitution of the Caretaker Committee in the 16 Local Government Areas, and subsequently approved the same, citing the need to move the State forward as the reason for the action.
In their responses, the three Commissioners expressed their readiness to be committed and dedicated to the cause of the masses in the state, saying they will work with the Governor to move the State forward.
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