The Edo State House of Assembly has confirmed 18 nominees sent to it by Governor Godwin Obaseki as commissioners on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
The nominees were cleared eight days after the list was read during plenary on June 20, 2017.
In a letter dated June 19 and addressed to the Speaker, Dr. Justin Okonoboh, the governor had urged the House to facilitate the confirmation of the nominees.
In his reply, the Speaker also had promised that the House would not delay in the screening and confirmation of the nominees.
Meanwhile, those on the list include Yekini Idaiye (Akoko Edo), Ohonbamu Paul (Egor), E. Agbale (Esan Central), Emmanuel Usoh (Esan North-East), Magdalene Ohenhen (Esan South-East) andAmiolemen Osahon (Esan West).
Also nominated were Joseph Ughioke (Etsako Central),Mika Amonokha (Etsako East), Mariam Abubakar (Etsako West) Osagie Inegbedion (Igueben) Erimona Oye (Ikpoba-Okha), Prof. Yinka Omoregbe (Oredo).
Others are Osaze Osemwegie-Ero (Orhionmwon),Monday Osaigbovo (Ovia North-East), Christopher Adesotu (Ovia South-West), Jimoh Ijegbai (Owan East), Okun Reginald (Owan West) and David Osifo (Uhunmwode).