Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, August 20, swore in Commissioners and Special Advisers, in 22 in numbers into the Lagos State Executive Council and a total of 13 Special Advisers at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.
However, the governor sent a 38 nominees to the Lagos State House of Assembly and 35 nominees were confirmed and three rejected after the legislative chamber adopted the recommendation of the 16-member ad-hoc committee that screened the nominees on Monday, August 19.
The rejected nominees are Olanrewaju Sanusi, Obafemi George and Adekemi Ajayi-Bembe. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the House of Assembly said after the confirmation that the governor is at liberty to resubmit their names.
Below is the list of Commissioners and Special Advisers sworn in on Tuesday.
Rabiu Olowo Onaolapo – Commissioner for Finance
Folashade Adefisayo – Commissioner for Education
Akin Abayomi – Commissioner for Health
Idris Salako – Commissioner for Fiscal Planning and Urban Development
Tunji Bello – Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment
Gbenga Omotoso – Commissioner for Information and Strategy
Bolaji Dada – Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation
Lere Odusote – Commissioner Energy and Natural Resources
Frederic Oladeinde – Commissioner for Transportation
Gbolahan Lawal – Commissioner for Agriculture
Moruf Akinderu Fatai – Commissioner for Housing
Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN) – Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice
Hakeem Fahm – Commissioner for Science and Technology
Ajibola Ponnle – Commissioner for Ministry Establishment, Training and Pension
Aramide Adeyoye – Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure
Segun Dawodu – Commissioner for Youth and Social Development
Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf – Commissioner for Home Affairs
Yetunde Arobieke – Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs
Lola Akande – Commissioner for Commerce and Industry
Olufunke Adebolu – Commissioner for Tourism Arts and Culture
Sam Egube – Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget
Wale Ahmed – Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations
Ruth Bisola Olusanya – Special Adviser for Agriculture
Aderemi Adebowale – Special Adviser, Office of Civic Engagement
Afolabi Ayantayo – Special Adviser on Political and Legislative Affairs
Toke Benson-Awoyinka – Special Adviser for Housing
Joe Igbokwe – Special Adviser for Drainage and Water Resources
Tubosun Alake – Special Adviser for Innovation and Technology
Kabiru Ahmed Abdullahi – Special Adviser for Urban Development
Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi – Special Adviser for Central Business Districts
Bonu Solomon Saanu – Special Adviser for Arts and Culture
Oluwatoyin Fayinka – Special Adviser for Transportation
Oladele Ajayi – Special Adviser for Commerce and Industry
Tokunbo Wahab – Special Adviser for Education
Solape Hammond – Special Adviser for Sustainable Development Goals and Lagos Global.
Governor Sanwo-Olu charged the newly sworn in cabinet to ensure Lagos residents get the best of their services.