Lagos governor submits list of commissioners for screening

Ifeoluwa Salami, Lagos


The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu has sent a list of Commissioner and Special Adviser designates to the House of Assembly for ratification.

Governor Sanwolu who transmitted the list to the House of Assembly on Sunday said the nominees were carefully picked based on their cognate experience in their respective professions.

“We took our time to pick the best hands for the tough job Lagosians elected us to do,” he said.

The list consists of twenty five names, 17 men and 8 women who are to assume duty as commissioners and special advisers upon ratification by the legislature

He said the cabinet will be unique because Lagos State usually take the lead in innovation, gender-balance and youth inclusion.

The team will serve Lagos in line with the agenda of the administration which is to deliver a city-state that will rank among the top most livable cities in the world.

Below are names of the nominees:

  1. Rabiu Olowo Onaolapo
  2. Folashade Adefisayo
  3. Prof. Akin Abayomi
  4. Idris Salako
  5. Tunji Bello
  6. Mr. Gbenga Omotoso
  7. Toke Benson-Awoyinka
  8. Bolaji Dada
  9. Lere Odusote
  10. Dr. Frederic Oladeinde
  11. Gbolahan Lawal
  12. Adekemi Ajayi
  13. Femi George
  14. Dr. Wale Ahmed
  15. Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)
  16. Hakeem Fahm
  17. Ajibola Ponnle
  18. Engr. Aramide Adeyoye
  19. Segun Dawodu
  20. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf
  21. Sam Egube
  22. Ruth Bisola Olusanya
  23. Princess Aderemi Adebowale
  24. Tunbosun Alake
  25. Afolabi Ayantayo