*** HOUSE ALSO GIVES NOD TO REQUEST BY GOVERNOR OKOWA FOR APPOINTMENT OF 15 SPECIAL ADVISERS
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has forwarded to the Delta State House of Assembly names of eight nominees for appointment as commissioners and members of the state executive council.
The names of the nominees were read on the floor of the house by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori at the first plenary of the 7th Assembly of the House after its proclamation by the governor.
The eight nominees who have been directed to appear for screening on Thursday, June 20, 2019 include, Chief Patrick Ukah, Chief Festus Ochonogor, Rt Hon Basil Ganagana, Mrs Florence Alanta, Chief James Auguoye, Barrister Peter Mrakpor, Mr Chika Ossai and Prof Patrick Muoboghare.
Meanwhile, the house has approved the Governor’s request for appointment of fifteen Special Advisers in line with session 196, subsection one of the constitution of federal republic of Nigeria.
The approval followed the unanimous adoption of a motion to that effect by the Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Ochor Ochor.
Dr Okowa stated that the appointment of the Special Advisers is to assist him in performance of certain executive functions as Governor, Delta State.