By Henry Odeh
The Oyo state house of assembly has confirmed Barrister Lateef Idowu Oyeleke as commissioner designate. Sunrisebulletin.com reports.
The Oyo PDP legal adviser whose name was forwarded to the state house of assembly last week by governor Seyi Makinde appeared before the house for screening on Tuesday 12th August as directed by the house during its last plenary sitting and has been during screened and confirmed.
Sunrisebulletin.com recalls that governor Seyi Makinde had sought the approval and confirmation of the house for Barr Lateef Idowu Olaleye through a letter from the state executive addressed to the house through the speaker in order to fill the vacuum created at the ministry of Environment and Natural Resources following the demise of the former commissioner, late Hon Kehinde Ayoola.
Some of the lawmakers who gave various remarks applauded Barr Oyeleke’s résumé describing him as ably qualified and competent and therefore moved that the nominee took a bow and go
The commissioner nominee while reacting to a question from Hon Olawunmi Oladeji representing Ogbomoso North on what could be done to correct the idea of erecting kiosks along roads, covets, and outside school fences across the state explained that if confirmed as a commissioner, he will set up a taskforce with the approval of the governor to thoroughly access the situation on where they get approval for such erections before further actions will be taken.
The Speaker, Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin in his brief remark before the confirmation said that Barr Oyeleke has served the state and the party meritoriously in different capacities adding that the house had no doubt in his ability to deliver on his new responsibility and therefore, directed the commissioner nominee to take a bow and go.