The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday finally confirmed the 37 cabinet nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the state Executive Council.
The confirmation, which took place during plenary, was preceded by the presentation of a report of the 15-man committee, headed by Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni, the Deputy Speaker of the House, set up to screen the nominees.
Eshinlokun revealed that all the nominees were invited by the committee and that they all submitted copies of their resumes and certificates.
He also said the documents submitted were thoroughly verified by the committee, which sat for one week from Monday, 5 October to Friday, 9 October, 2015.
Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, asked the Clerk of the House, Mr. Segun Abiru, to send a letter to the governor indicating that the nominees had been confirmed by the House.
The report was taken after the House embarked on a general screening of the House during which the nominees were simply asked to introduce themselves and explain how they were screened by the committees last week.
the list is made up of top technocrats, politicians and strategists.
Mrs. Yetunde Onabolu, Fela Bank-Olemoh, Akinyemi Ashade, a partner in KPMG, former Managing Director, National Mirror, Steve Ayorinde, Alhaja Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, a pharmacist, Kehinde Joseph and Prof. Ademola Abass, a professor of Law, whose ages range between 39 and 47 years.
Other names include Dr. Akintola Benson, former Special Adviser Political and Legislative Powers Bureau, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Dr. Mohammed Akinkunmi, former member, House of Representatives, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Dr. Femi Onanuga, CEO of LAMATA, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, Arch. Wasiu Anifowoshe, former member House of Assembly, Mrs. Lola Akande, Agboola Dabiri, Ganiu Okanlomo Sanni, Anofi Elegushi, Rotimi Ogunleye, Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola, Femi Odubiyi, Alhaji Musiliu Folami, Adeniji Kazeem, Adeyemi Labinjo, Toyin Suarau, Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, Deji Tinubu, Mrs. Mudirat Giwanson and former Chairman Ejigbo LCDA, Kehinde Bamigbetan.