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Ondo Assembly confirms Adelami as Deputy Governor

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Ondo State House of Assembly on Thursday screened and confirmed the nomination of Olayide Adelami as the Deputy Governor of Ondo State.

Adelami, a former Deputy Clerk at the National Assembly, was confirmed during a plenary session of the Assembly, presided over by the Speaker, Olamide Oladiji.

Adelami’s nomination was confirmed shortly after he was screened by the House Selection Committee, chaired by the Speaker.

The name of the nominee, who hails from Owo, headquarters of Owo local government, the hometown of the late former Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, was sent to the Assembly on Wednesday by Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

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The Clerk of the Assembly, Jaiyeola Benjamin, had earlier read the letter sent to the House by Aiyedatiwa, requesting the consideration of the nominee for the position of Deputy Governor.

According to Akinruntan, the nominee has a clear understanding of the position, adding that he possesses the required academic qualifications and is physically, mentally, and emotionally stable and fit to accomplish the task.

The Majority Leader of the Assembly, Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, moved the motion for the report to be considered and the nominees to be confirmed, which was seconded by Felix Afe, representing Akoko North West Constituency 2.

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On his part, Adelami appreciated Aiyedatiwa for nominating him, promising not to betray the emotion and confidence he reposed in him.

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