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Gov. Ahmed presents nine more commissioners-nominee to Kwara Assembly


Ilorin  – Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has forwarded names of nine additional commissioners-nominee to the state’s House of Assembly for screening and approval.
The governor’s letter to the House was read during the plenary on Tuesday by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Mathew Okedare, who presided over the sitting.
The nine nominees are Alhaji Haruna Mohammed from Edu; Alhaji Wasiu Odewale from lfelodun; Alhaji Sulaiman Alege, llorin South; Hajia Ayinke Saka, from llorin West, and Mrs lyabo Adewuyi from lsin.
Others are: Hajia Amina Ahmed from Kaima; Mr Bamidele Oladimeji, Oke-Ero; Alhaji Mutideen Alalade, Oyun, and Ahmed Rifun from Patigi Local Government Area.
The Deputy Speaker directed the nine nominees to submit their documents, including an affidavit that they do not belong to any secret cult, to the House latest by 4 p.m. on Thursday.
The nominees were directed to appear for screening on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m.
Also at the plenary session, the Revised Appropriation 2015 Kwara budget, passed through the second reading.
The motion for the second reading of the bill, which seeks reduction in 2015 budget estimate, was moved by the House Leader, Mr Hassan Oyeleke, and seconded by Mr Masud Bakare, (APC) Omupo Constituency.
Saheed Popola, (APC) Ojomu-Balogun Constituency, advised government agencies to improve on their internally generated revenue in view of the poor financial status of the state.
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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kwara Assembly had earlier approved 10 commissioners-designate on Oct. 27. (NAN)

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