The Ogun State Home of Meeting has on Thursday confirmed the appointment of a former President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Waheed Odusile and the Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin College of Schooling, Ijagun, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu as Commissioners within the state.
DAILY POST reviews that Governor Dapo Abiodun had earlier forwarded the names of the 2 nominees to the Home of Meeting.
They have been subsequently screened earlier within the week by the lawmakers.
Presenting the report of the Committee of Choice on the screening of the Commissioner nominees by the Majority Chief, Yusuf Sheriff, DAILY POST reviews that the nominees’ credentials and curriculum vitae have been screened, whereas the duo have been additionally interviewed by the committees.
It was gathered that the VC of TASUED was confirmed regardless of ongoing investigation into the monetary information of his college.
“In the midst of the interview, it got here to the fore that Tai Solarin College of Schooling, Ijebu-Ode, the establishment the place Prof. A. A Arigbabu is the Vice Chancellor and the Accounting Officer was indicted by the State Audit Report submitted to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Home, therefore, the on-going investigation into the monetary information of the establishment,” Sheriff was quoted as saying.
Nonetheless, the committee stated it discovered Arigbabu eligible because it relied on the authorized presumption of innocence that a person is taken into account harmless till confirmed responsible past affordable doubts.
Nonetheless, the lawmakers stated if anybody is discovered responsible of any misdemeanor by the Public Accounts Committee, the individual could be invited to endure vital legislative scrutiny and penalty.
Sheriff had moved for the adoption of the report and it was seconded by Hon. Slyvester Abiodun and supported by the Complete Home at a plenary chaired by the Speaker, Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, on the Meeting Complicated in Abeokuta.
The Committee has due to this fact really useful Odusile and Arigbabu for affirmation as commissioners in Ogun State.