JUST IN: Lagos Assembly Service Commission boss sacked

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Wale Mogaji

The chairman of the State House of Assembly Commission, Wale Mogaji, has been sacked.

He was sacked with a unanimous voice vote by members of the Lagos Assembly on Thursday.

His dismissal was announced in a statement by Eromosele Ebhomele, the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashir Obasa.

Part of the statement read, “Mogaji’s sack was approved after a voice vote by members of the House at plenary.

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“The lawmakers appointed Mrs Folashade Raulat Latona as the new Secretary of the Commission.

“Latona replaces Mrs Esther Lambo, who retired recently.

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“The House also confirmed Barrister Olalekan Onafeko as the substantive Clerk of the House while it elevated three other senior staff to the position of Deputy Clerks.

“Those elevated Deputy Clerks include Mr Babs Animashaun, Mr Taiwo Otun and Mrs Adenike Oshinowo.

“Onafeko was appointed Acting Clerk in 2020.”

Earlier during the plenary, the House raised concerns over the recent boat mishap that led to the death of about 15 people on June 8 as well as the floods recorded in some parts of the State recently.

The lawmakers further said there was a need for the Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to work towards a solution to the flooding incidents.