The nominees contained in a letter he sent to the Speaker, Justin Okonoboh, and dated June 19, 2017, came seven months after the governor took oath of office.
The letter explained that the 18 nominees were from each of the local government areas in the state.
– Yekini Idaiyi, from Akoko-Edo,
– Paul Ohonbamu from Egor,
– Hon. Christopher Adesotu from Ovia South West,
– Mrs. Magdalene Ohenhen from Esan South East,
– Barr. Emmanuel Usoh from Esan North East,
– Mr. Jimoh Ijegbai from Owan East,
– Mr. Joseph Ugheoke from Estako Central,
– Mariam Abubakar from Estako West,
– Mika Amanokhai from Estako East and
– Monday Osaigbovo from Ovia North East.
– Mr. Osazee Ero from Orhionmwon,
– David Osifo from Uhunmwode,
– Barr. E. Agbale from Esan Central,
– Mr. Osagie Inegbedion from Igueben,
– Prof. Yinka Omoregbe from Oredo,
– Reginald Okun from Owan West,
– Edorodion Erimona Oye from Ikpoba-Okha and
– Mr. Amiolemen Osahon from Esan West.
The Speaker, after reading the governor’s letter on the floor of the House, on Tuesday, directed the nominees to submit 30 copies of their curriculum vitae to the Assembly.