The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has forwarded the name of Alh Lawal Ismail Ayansiju as Commissioner Nominee for the state Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport.
Tho nominee who hails from Sepeteri in Saki East local government area of the state, was nominated to replace the former Commissioner ,Prof Raphael Afonja whose appointment was terminated by the State Government earlier in August.
The Governor forwarded the name of the new Commissioner to the State Legislature on Monday in a letter sent to the Oyo State House of Assembly.
The Governor said the appointment was to fill the empty position in the Ministry since the termination of appointment of the Prof Raphael Afonja on the 10th of August, 2020.
The letter read in part ” I wish to inform the Honorable House that another personality considered suitable to serve as Honorable Commissioner for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, had been decided in person of Alh Lawal Ismail Ayansiju. On this basis, the Rt Hon Speaker and other Honorable members are therefore requested to kindly screen and consider his appointment as Honorable Commissioner “
After reading the letter on the floor of the House, the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin said the screening of the Commissioner designate would be done before the House goes on recess and directed the Commissioner Nominee to appear before the legislature on the 14th of December for the screening exercise.