Ogun Assembly Screens Commissioner Nominees
Governor Dapo Abiodun’s nominees for the post of Commissioners for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Waheed Odusile and that of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Abayomi Arigbabu have been screened by the Ogun State House of Assembly.
Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, who presided over the exercise at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta charged the Commissioner Designates to exhibit professionalism and bring their skills and experience to bear on the new tasks.
Mr Oluomo who described the nominees as round pegs in the round holes implored them to uphold ethical standards and good conduct as active participants in the process promoting good governance in the state.
Other lawmakers challenged the nominees to come up with innovations towards revamping and the operations of media organizations in the state in tune with modern technological advancement.
They also advocated the introduction of measures to ensure on effective propagation of government’s achievements.
Responding to questions from the lawmakers, the Information Commissioner Designate, Alhaji Waheed Odusile promised to improve on the process for information flow between the government and the public latching on his experience as leaders of the apex unions of journalists in the nation and on the continent.
He also assured the house of sustaining the symbiotic relationship between the executive and legislative arms while promising to address the constraints facing state owned media organizations for optimum performance.