A lawmaker representing Ifo II State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Taiwo Oluomo, has been re-elected as the Speaker of Ogun State 10th House of Assembly.
This was just as Hon. Bolanle Ajayi from Yewa South State Constituency emerged as the Deputy Speaker.
Oluomo’s emergence followed the nomination of Musefiu Lamidi (Ado-Odo/Ota II) seconded by Hon. Ifedolapo Owode (Ijebu East) while the Deputy Speaker’s nomination was moved by Hon. ( Mrs.) Olanrewaju Bakare (Ijebu Ode) and seconded by Hon. Kaka Olusegun (Ijebu North)
The duo emerged the Speaker and Deputy Speaker shortly after the Clerk and Head of Legislative Service, ‘Deji Adeyemo read the Governor’s proclamation of the 10th Assembly at the session held at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Speaking. Oluomo stated that he would run the affairs of the House with fairness, equity and justice for the benefit of the state.
The speaker shortly also commended Governor Dapo Abiodun, his fellow lawmakers for their support towards his emergence, reassuring that the Assembly would sustain the culture of transparency to develop the state by collaborating with other arms of government.
He admonished the lawmakers to shun divisive politics so as to promote symbiotic relationship with other arms of government through quality legislation and representation to engender more development for the benefit of the people.
The new Deputy Speaker, while speaking thanked her colleagues as she promised to be proactive and committed to legislative duties and the progress of the legislative arm and the entire state.
Members who were administered the Oaths of Allegiance and that of Office to included Yusuf Sheriff (Ado-Odo/Ota 1), Akingbade Jemili, (Imeko Afon), Lamidi Musefiu (Ado-Odo/Ota II), Elemide Oludaisi (Odeda), Adeniran Ademola (Sagamu II), Wahab Haruna (Yewa North II), Amosun Yusuf (Ewekoro), Soneye Damilola (Obafemi/Owode), Adegoke Adeyanju ( Yewa North I) Odunuga Olusegun (Ijebu North II) and Salami Fola (Ifo II)
Others included Adeleye Olalekan (Odogbolu), Oyedele Bisi (Ipokia), Bello Damilare( Sagamu I), Bakare Olanrewaju Oluwayemisi (Ijebu Ode), Ayodele Sunday (Abeokuta South II), Owode Ifedolapo (Ijebu East), Tella Babatunde (Abeokuta North), Kashamu Abdul (Ijebu North I), Lawal Adekunle (Ogun Waterside), Atobatele Olajide (Abeokuta South I), Adesanya Oluseun (Ijebu North East), Owodunni Babajide (Ikenne) and Dickson Awolaja (Remo North).
The inauguration had in attendance the State Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi, Former Deputy Governor, Prince Segun Adesegun, former Speaker, Tunji Egbetokun, top government and political functionaries amongst others.
The Assembly at the first sitting, however, passed four Resolutions including: H.R. No 001/OG/ 2023- Tampering with Witnesses Evidence, H.R. No. 002/OG/2023-Given False Evidence, H.R. No. 003/OG/2023- Protection of the Precincts of the House by the Nigeria Police Force and H.R No. 004/OG/ 2023- Votes and Proceedings of the House.