Prince Gbade Lana, son of the Olubadan of Ibadan, and Faruk Umar Alao, son of Chief Arisekola Alao, Aare Musulumi of Yoruba were yesterday screened by Oyo state lawmakers following their nomination as new members of the state cabinet, 5 weeks after the governor dissolved the state’s executive council.
Prior to yesterday’s screening exercise, Governor Abiola Ajimobi had earlier sent the names of new members of his executive council to the state’s legislators for confirmation. The list which includes some members of the immediate past council also has new members, especially children of some royal fathers and eminent personalities in the state.
All the 12 nominated commissioners appeared before the House with 40 copies of their CVs.
The former commissioners who are making their return to Ajimobi’ government include Barrister Adebayo Ojo, Dapo Lam-Adesina, Princess Adetutu Akhigbe Adeyemi, Dr. Muiwa Gbadegesin and Zacheus Adelabu while the new nominees are Prof. S. O. A Olaniyan, Princess Olufunke Oworu, Prince Gbade Lana, Faruk Umar Alao and Engineer Deji Akande.
Others are Honourable Adewale Lawrence Olujide and Mr. Abiodun Fatai Atanda.