BREAKING: Oyo Assembly Confirms Ayansiju Lawal As Commissioner
By Henry Odeh
The Oyo state house of assembly has confirmed Alhaji Ismaila Ayansiju Lawal, whose name was forwarded to the state assembly for confirmation by governor Seyi Makinde.
The house made the confirmation on Monday 14th December during its plenary sitting and charged the new commissioner to discharge his duties with utmost diligence in the good of the state.
Recall that the state ministry of public works, infrastructures and transport had operated without a commissioner since the sacking of erstwhile commissioner, Professor Raphael Afonja by the executive governor.
Ayansiju, while giving a brief address before his confirmation commended the house for its cohesion, cooperation, and manner the legislative arm synergizes with the executive arm.
The lawmakers who set aside their political parties affiliations in their various submissions before the confirmation expressed confidence in the credibility and reputation of the new commissioner to deliver on whatever portfolio he is deployed.
They commended governor Makinde for carefully selecting Alhaji Ayansiju who was described as a grassroots mobilizer and astute administrator.
Responding to a question from Honourable Qozeem Olayanju on how he will help to drive the governor’s agenda if confirmed, said
The Speaker, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin however, joined his colleagues who had sought the support of the house for the commissioner designate to take a bow and go
The house therefore, confirmed Alhaji Ismaila Ayansiju Lawal as Commissioner and was subsequently asked to take a bow and go after which his confirmation was approved.