First-term Lawmaker Becomes Osun Assembly Speaker
In an unusual development, a first-term Lawmaker from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Adewale Egbedun from Odo-Otin State Constituency, has emerged as the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly.
He was elected after nominated by Ibrahim Abiola of Irewole/Isokan constituency and seconded by Areoye Samuel, another member
The inaugural sitting of the 8th Assembly was presided by the Clerk of the House, Simeone Amusan.
Member-elect from Ife North Constituency, Akinyode Oyewusi was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the House.
This is the first time a first-term lawmaker will become the state assembly speaker since 1999.
LP candidate drops ambition, steps down for Oyo Assembly Speaker
The candidate of Labour Party in Ibarapa East State Constituency in the forthcoming gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections in Oyo state, Hon Adesope Abiodun has dropped his ambition.Abiodun announced that he has stepped down for the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin.He made this disclosure at the end of a meeting with the Speaker and the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ibarapa East Local Government area.Abiodun,...
Ibarapa people don’t want APC again – Oyo Assembly Speaker, Ogundoyin
The Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has declared that the people of Ibarapa geo-political zone do not want the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return to power in the state.Ogundoyin, who currently represents Ibarapa East state constituency, made this disclosure on Saturday.There are three (3) local government areas that make up the Ibarapa geo-political zone in Oyo state.Ogundoyin declared that the people are already tired of the APC g...
Ekiti State Loses Assembly Speaker
Barely two days after the new governor of Ekiti State was sworn in, the Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Funminiyi Afuye is dead.An Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain told newsmen: “We lost the Speaker Ekiti State House of Assembly to ‘cardiac arrest.”The caused of the unusual cardiac arrest is yet to be ascertianed. It is reported that the speaker is hale and agile.
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