The Lagos State House of Assembly confirmed 15 out of the 18 nominees in the second list submitted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for ratification and confirmation.
According to The PUNCH, among the individuals approved by the Assembly were Professor Akin Abayomi and Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, who previously served as Commissioners for Health and Information and Strategy, respectively.
Although, they had faced rejection in the initial screening process.
Conversely, the Assembly rejected the former Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, who had also been turned down in the first list proposed by Governor Sanwo-Olu.
Furthermore, the former Commissioner for Energy, Engr. Olalere Odusote, faced rejection for the second time by the Assembly.
However, the House decided to postpone the confirmation of Tolani Akibu, a new nominee.
The Assembly had rejected 17 of the 39 cabinet nominees sent recently by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for screening and approval, while 22 were confirmed.
Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, who presided over the initial sitting, disclosed that the confirmation was sequel to thorough screening of the nominees by an ad hoc committee led by the Chief Whip of the House, Fatai Mojeed.
It was gathered that the third of the rejected nominees, Tolani Akibu, was later cleared.