Ilorin - The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of all the 16 Commissioner nominees as requested by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.
The confirmation was announced by the Speaker, Rasaq Atunwa, after a three-day screening.
The governor had requested the confirmation in a message to the House on Tuesday, February 3.
The 16 nominees confirmed by the House during Thursday plenary are Bode Ogunleye from Ekiti Local Government; Saheed Popoola, Offa; Tunji Morounfoye, Oyun; Amos Aboyeji, Isin and Suleiman Atolagbe, Ilorin South.
Others are Ramat Abaya, Asa; Saka Onimago, Ilorin West; Anthony Towoju, Oke-Ero; Abubakar Kannike, Ilorin Eas, Abubakar Mora, Kaima and Bode Olayemi, Ifelodun.
The rest are Abdullahi Lade, Patigi; Wahab Opaleke, Asa; Issa Kayode, Moro; Bode Ogunleye, Ekiti; Amos Aboyeji, Isin and Idris Garuba Baruten.
Atunwa said that the nominees had been screened and confirmed by way of resolution of the House as fit and appropriate to be appointed as Commissioners in the state Executive Council.
He directed the clerk of the House to write to the governor and convey the decision of the House.
Also, during Thursday’s plenary, a bill for a law to amend the Environmental Sanitation Law of the State and for related matters went through its first reading.
The motion for the reading of the bill for the first time was moved by the Majority Leader of the House, AbdulKarem AbdulGaniyu and seconded by Hassan Oyeleke, both of APC.
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