Makinde approves composition of state electoral commission

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Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Thursday approved the composition of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission.

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, in a statement, indicated that Makinde, in a letter dated September 18, forwarded the names of eight individuals to the House of Assembly for consideration as chairman and members of the commission.

The letter read in part, “I wish to inform  you and other members of the composition of the OYSIEC. The following personalities have been considered suitable, based on their track records, to oversee and conduct elections into the local governments in the state.”

Makinde sought the consideration of the Assembly for the nominees.

According to the letter, Mr Isiaka Olagunju was nominated as chairman of the commission, while Afeez Babatunde, Alhaja Ganiyat Saka, Mr Olanrewaju Emmanuel, Chief Kumi Agboola, Mr Remi Ayoade, Mr Sunday Falan and Mr Adeojo Elias were nominated as members.

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