The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed a former House of Representatives member, Honourable Dapo Lam-Adesina as Special Adviser on Political Matters (South-West).
Lam-Adesina replaces Ayodeji Joseph, an ex-lawmaker who served the speaker in the same capacity until his recent appointment, as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation.
A statement issued on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, which was titled, ‘Gbajabiamila appoints Ex-Rep. Adedapo Lam-Adesina, as Special Adviser – Political Matters (South-West)’, confirmed the announcement.
Adedapo, son of a former Governor of Oyo State, the Late Lam Adesina, served as a member of the 8th House representing Ibadan-North East/South-East Federal Constituency of Oyo state and Former Commissioner for Youth and Sport in Oyo state.
“He has been a close ally of the speaker since the 2015 speakership contest in the House,” the statement reads.