Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly.
Among the nominees of thirteen (13) Commissioner- and Special Adviser-designates were four (4) women and this is coming four weeks after the Governor sent the first batch of the list to the lawmakers for screening.
A statement by the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said the second list had names of accomplished politicians and technocrats who “understand the current need of Lagos” and the development agenda of the Governor.
The Governor’s media aide said the selection process was rigorous, because of the need to constitute the best team that would serve Lagos in line with the Sanwo-Olu administration’s vision of delivering a city-state that will rank among the top most liveable cities in the world.
Below are names in the second batch of nominees: MR. OLADELE AJAYI, MR. OLUWATOYIN FAYINKA, MRS. YETUNDE AROBIEKE, MR. OLANREWAJU SANUSI, MR. JOE IGBOKWE, MR. BONU SOLOMON SAANU, ARC. KABIRU AHMED, MRS. LOLA AKANDE, PRINCE ANOFI OLANREWAJU ELEGUSHI, MRS. SOLAPE HAMMOND, MR. MORUF AKINDERU FATAI, MRS. SHULAMITE OLUFUNKE ADEBOLU and MR. TOKUNBO WAHAB.
The governor had earlier sent the names of 17 men and 8 women to the Lagos State House of Assembly for approval as members of the State Executive council.