The Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday cleared 15 Commissioner-nominees presented by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki.
According to a letter to the state House of Assembly by the state government, Osarodion Ogie, the nominees were the first batch with more names expected to be presented in the coming days.
In a letter addressed to the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, said: “I write at the instance of His Excellency, the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, to forward herewith the under-listed names of Commissioner Nominees to the Edo State House of Assembly for consideration and confirmation.”
“The names include, Ethan Osaze Uzamere, Christopher Osaretin Nehikhare, Monday Osaigbovo, Dr. Joan Osa-Oviawe, Isoken Omo, Stephen Ehikhioya Idehenre, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, Patrick Uanseru, and Samuel Alli (Dr.).
“Others are Adaze Aguele-Kalu, Kingsley Uwagbale, Uyi Oduwa Malaka, Joshua Omokhodion, Ojiefoh Enaholo Donatus and Christabel Omo Ekwu.
“I am to request that the above nominees be expeditiously screened and confirmed. Please accept the assurance of the warm regards of the Governor,” he added.