Ogun Assembly Confirms Oluwasina Ogungbade As Justice Commissioner - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Ogun Assembly Confirms Oluwasina Ogungbade As Justice Commissioner





The Daily Crucible | Published Thursday, November 25, 2021

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Oluwasina Ogungbade as Commissioner for Justice.

Oluwasina succeeds the former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the State, Akingbolahan Adeniran, who resigned from his appointment with the administration of governor Dapo Abiodun.

Adeniran resigned from his appointment on November 8, anchoring his decision on "personal reasons."

The approval of Oluwasina followed the adoption of the report of the Committee of the Whole House chaired by the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo (Ifo 1) as presented by his Deputy, Akeem Balogun (Ogun Waterside) during plenary session in Abeokuta.


Balogun also moved the motion for its adoption which was seconded by Mr Ganiyu Oyedeji (Ifo 11).


The confirmation of the nominee was thereafter done through a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sherif (Ado Odo Ota 1) , seconded by Abdul Oladunjoye (Sagamu 1) and supported by the Whole House through a voice vote.


The Daily Crucible reports that the assembly had on Wednesday screened Ogungbade who was nominated by Governor Dapo Abiodun.


The speaker urged  Ogungbade to ensure the immediate implementation of the State Law Reform Commission, 2021 passed earlier in the year.


The House noted that the law was targeted at retaining the state in its pride of place through seamless review of the state’s operational laws in line with societal realities and global best practices.


During the screening, Ogungbade stated that he was determined to ensure that Ogun citizens had unhindered access to the justice.


He added that he would aggressively explore all legal and administrative mechanisms including plea bargain to aid justice dispensation.

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