Assembly clears 15 appointees for Special Advisers in Edo



The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday cleared 15 nominees for appointment as Special Advisers to Gov. Godwin Obaseki.
The was sequel to a letter dated 31, and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Osarodion Ogie, requesting the lawmakers to approve the appointment.


The letter reads, “I write at the instance of the governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to inform the House of the need to appoint Special Advisers to the governor.
“Accordingly, Mr Governor has directed me to the kind approval of the house for the appointment of 15 Special Advisers to the governor,” Ogie said.
The Majority Leader of the Assembly, Mr Henry Okhuarobo, urged to approve the governor’s request adding that it was the step to constituting the state executive .

The Assemblymen unanimously in a voice vote approved the governor’s request to appoint the15 Special Advisers.
The Speaker, Mr Marcus Onobun, thereafter, directed the Clerk of the Assembly, Mr Yahaya Omogbai, to convey copies of the approval to the governor for immediate action. (NAN)