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Kwara Assembly confirms appointment of 16 commissioner

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Kwara State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of 16 commissioner-nominees for the State Executive Council forwarded to it by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

The nominees confirmed on Thursday by the Assembly were Jawondo Salman, Suleiman Iliasu, Aliyu Mohammed and Adenike Afolabi-Oshatimejin.

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Others are Hajia Sa’adatu Modibo-Kawu, Dr Raji Rasaq, Alhaji Muritala Olarewaju, Mrs Aremu Deborah and Hajia Aisha Ahman-Patigi.

Also confirmed as commissioners were Mrs Oyeyemi Florence, Mr Lafia Aliyu Kora, Mrs Ahmed Bisola, Mrs Oyedun Funke, Mr Agbaje Femi, Ms Joanna Kolo and Hajia Arinola  Lawal.

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The confirmation was announced after the screening of the last batch of four nominees by the House in plenary on Thursday.

The Speaker, Yakubu Salihu, said the House, having screened the nominees, was satisfied with all of them.

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Salihu said, “Today’s exercise marked the end of the screening as all the nominees were screened over three legislative days and confirmed for appointment as commissioners in the State Executive Council.”

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