Kwara Assembly confirms four new commissioner nominees, as 2022 budget passed 2nd reading

By Ibrahim Sheriff

The Kwara State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed four additional Commissioner Nominees submitted to the house by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

The Commissioner Nominees screened and confirmed at the plenary today were Abdulmalik Mopelola Risikatullahi, Adamu Jemilat-Baki, George Olabode Towoju and Ibrahim Akaje.

The Nominees were confirmed at the Committee of whole following some  questioning by the lawmakers.

The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danlad-Salihu urged the commissioners designate to ensure cordial relationship of both Executive and Legislature to guarantee even development of the state

The Speaker reminded the Commissioner designates not to disappoint the people of their domains

In another development the Kwara state 2022 appropriation bill today scaled through second reading at the State House of Assembly

The budget proposal passed through 2nd reading following continuation of debate on the General Principle of the  Bill on the floor of the House.

In his contribution the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Raphael Adetiba identified some appropriation in the critical sectors of the state as visible and achievable.

Adetiba representing Oke-Ero Constituency, charged the Executive to ensure strict implementation of the budget when passed.

The Speaker Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danlad-Salihu in his remark described the budget as a budget of inclusive growth.

The Appropriation Bill was read for second time by the Clerk of the House, Hajia Haleemah Kperogi, before it was  referred to the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation for further legislative action.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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