The Ekiti State House of Assembly has, on Wednesday, screened and confirmed the appointment of two new commissioners and reconfirmed 12others dissolved by the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in July 21 2017.
The two new commissioners are Chief Tunde Ogunleye and Mr Ayodeji Alabi. Chief Ogunleye was designated as Commissioner for Water Resources, while Mr Alabi was designated as Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
The 12 other commissioners earlier dissolved by the Governor were returned to their duty posts, while Barrister Kolapo Kolade was appointed as Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice from his
former post of commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs.
Leader of Government Business, Hon Akinyele Olatunji, who introduced the commissioners-designate, called for a speedy confirmation of the. nominees in the interest of good governance in the state.
The commissioners, who were recently shown the way out, were given speedy confirmation, while lawmakers grilled the two new ones. Members of the House unanimously approved the appointment of all the
Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Pastor) Kola Oluwawole, congratulated the commissioners and charged them to justify the confidence reposed in them, by positively impacting on the development of the state through their various ministries.
He reiterated the determination the governor, Fayose, to take the state to the next level, charging the commissioners to key into the dream of the governor in their various ministries.