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General News of Wednesday, 17 November 2021


Gbajabiamila appoints Lam Adesina’s son as aide

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of a former member of the House, Adedapo Lam-Adesina, as his Special Assistant on Political Matters (South-West).

Lam-Adesina replaces Ayodeji Joseph, an ex-lawmaker who served the Speaker in the same capacity until his recent appointment as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation.

The appointment was announced via a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, on Wednesday, which was titled ‘Gbajabiamila appoints ex-Rep, Adedapo Lam-Adesina, as Special Assistant – Political Matters (South-West).’

Adedapo, son of a former Governor of Oyo State, the late Lam Adesina, served as a member of the 8th House representing Ibadan-North East/South-East Federal Constituency of Oyo State and former Commissioner for Youths and Sport in Oyo State.

Gbajabiamila summons finance, education ministers, ASUU president “He has been a close ally of the Speaker since the 2015 speakership contest in the House,” the statement said.

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