26-Year-old Commissioner in Kwara: Reactions, full list of nominees
Reactions that have trailed the announcement of Miss Kolo as a Commissioner nominee include comment from the Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, who is the youngest speaker in Nigeria.
He applauded the decision of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in what he described as the 'let the youth lead project'.
26 year old Miss Joana Nnazua Kolo who also made the list alongside three other females is currently a corp member teaching at the Model Boarding Junior Secondary School Guri, in Jigawa State.
She is expected to attend her screening after the completion of her National Youth Service Corps in about two weeks time. She is a 2018 graduate of Library Science from Kwara State University.
If confirmed by the State Assembly, she would be the youngest commissioner in Nigeria, taking over from the commissioner of Youth and Sports in Oyo state, Mr. Seun Fokorede who is 27 years old.
The list of nominees for screening and confirmation as commissioners is seen below as confirmed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, the names include:
1. Mr Femi yusuf - Ifelodun
2. Elder Fagbemi Sunday- Ekiti
3. Dr Seyi Adigun - Irepodun
4. Otunba Abdulganiyu zubairu - Isin
5. Engr kanmi Olagunju - Offa
6. Mallam Teslim Adaramola - Oyun
7. Mrs Bamikole Cecilia - Oke Ero
8. Hon Bolakale Rufai Oloje - Ilorin west
9. Hon subir zulu gambari - Ilorin south
10. Alh isa arowolo - Ilorin East
11. Malam yinusa Apalaka - ASA
12. Alh Mohammed kudu Mohd - Edu
13. Alh abdullahi musa kala - Kaiama
14. Hajia Jamilat bio ibrahim - Baruteen
15. Hajia Aisha Ahman patigi - Patigi
By Wemimo Adewuni