By Olasunkanmi Akoni

lagos—Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have confirmed the appointment of nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as the board members of Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC.

The nominees, Professor Tunde Babawale Gabriel and Dr. Noah Olanrewaju were drilled on how they will use their experiences to work effectively in the LASIEC, which is set to conduct local government elections in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, on July 22, 2017.

The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, however, directed the Acting Clerk Mr. Azeez Sanni to forward a letter notifying the governor of the confirmation.

Ambode had earlier sent a letter to members of the House seeking the confirmation of the duo.

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