Friday, 24 July 2015


Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, on Friday, sent the names of transition committee members for the 20 local government areas in the state to the Ogun House of Assembly for screening.

Mr Suraj Adekunbi, the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, announced the names of the five-member committee for each local council while reading the message sent by the governor during plenary in Abeokuta.

Adekunbi said “the tenure of local government councils in the state officially ended on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

“Therefore, in line with Section 40 sub section 1 of the Ogun State Local Government Law, I write to inform the honourable House of our intention to constitute transition committees for the 20 local governments in the state.

“List of nominees who are to serve as chairmen and members of the committee are attached for the kind consideration and approval of the assembly.’’

The names of the chairmen of each transition committees are Messers Tunde Olukoga, Olaniyi Opanuga, Deola Tayo, Muyiwa Odufowokan and Sabitu Olumide for Waterside, Odogbolu, Ijebu North east, Ijebu east and Ewekoro local government respectively.

Others are Messers Lola Awoniyi, Segun Adebowale, Mojeed Akindele, Ibikunle Bayowa and Olusola Ekundayo for Sagamu, Odeda, Ijebu North, Abeokuta North and Abeokuta South local council respectively.

Messers Akin Odusola, Idowu Ojumo, Lukman Adeola, Akintonde and Akeem Fagbemi would be transition committee chairmen for Yewa North, Ado Odo, Ifo, Obafemi Owode and Ipokia local government respectively.

Imeko Afon, Yewa South, Remo North, Ijebu Ode and Ikenne council areas would be chaired by Messers Olaleye Tajudeen, Wole Tiamiyu, Awotola, Wasiu Baruwa and Tolani Obakoya respectively.

The speaker called on all nominees to appear before the House of Assembly on Monday for screening.

He said “I this medium to tell all the nominees of the governor to please come to the House of Assembly on Monday for screening, and I want to enjoin all of them to bring their Curriculum Vitae by 10 a.m.’’

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had on Wednesday held valedictory service with 20 local government chairmen in the state in Abeokuta.

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