Speaking at plenary in Osogbo, the Assembly’s Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye, said the nominees had the requisite qualifications to drive development in the state.

He commended the lawmakers for their efforts during the exercise, adding that it was in line with the 1999 constitution.

Owoeye also advised the nominees to partner with the governor to move the state forward.

Other lawmakers commended the choice of the nominees, saying they have the qualifications to hold the exalted offices.

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The motion for confirmation of the nominees was moved by the Majority Leader of the House, Mr Moruf Olanrewaju, and unanimously adopted by the 26 lawmakers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the governor on Sept. 24 sent the names of 35 persons for the positions of commissioners and Special Advisers in his cabinet.