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Assembly confirms two more nominees for commission

By Oziegbe Okoeki

Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday confirmed two additional nominees for the Audit Service Commission.

They are Messrs. Yakub Ishola Balogun and Jimoh Akanbi Ibrahim.

Balogun replaced Mr. Abiodun Oladipupo Akhigbe, who was rejected by the house.

The assembly on May 14 rejected one of the five nominees of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the commission, Mr. Akhigbe, while Mr. Ibrahim was absent.

Three other nominees were confirmed by the assembly. They are the Chairperson, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Adepeju Adegbuji-Onikoyi, Mr. Emmanuel Sunday Kappo (member) and Mrs. Jokotola Ojosipe-Ogundimu (member).

A letter containing the names of the five nominees was sent to the assembly by the governor on May 13, as read by the Clerk of the House, Mr. Azeez Sanni.

The three nominees were confirmed after a voice vote supervised by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa.

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