Gov. Idris Wada of Kogi has submitted to the House of Assembly for screening, confirmation and approval for appointment a list of 17 commissioner nominees.
The Speaker, Alhaji Momoh-Jimoh Lawal, read the letter containing the names of the nominees at plenary in Lokoja on Tuesday.
In the letter, Wada, who dissolved his cabinet in April, said: “the selection was informed by our quest to build an enduring democracy and to re-engineer the machinery of government’’.
Following the adoption of the letter, the house resolved that the nominees would be screened on July 16.
Lawal urged the nominees to submit 40 copies of their curriculum vitae to the office of the Clerk of the house.
The 17 nominees are:
1.Dr Idris Omede
2. Zakari Alfa
3. Barr. Umoru Mohammed
4. Abdulrahman Wuya
5. Yabagi Bologi
6. Engineer Steve Mayaki
7. Dr. Abdumumuni Usman
8. Ali Ajuh
9. Joe Abrahams SAN
10. Engineer Olatunji Oshanisi
11. Zainab Suleiman Okino
12. Fidel Unekwu Egwuche
13. Dr. Agnes Okai
14. Zacchaeus Oluwagbotemi Atte
15. Barr. Kayode D.K. Olowomoran
16. Abubakar Sadiq S. Abuh Ainoko
17. Stephen Tayo Aremu