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Breaking News: Obaseki Appoints Commissioners, Sends List To State House Of Assembly



Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State has nominated 11 persons as commissioners in the state. He has forwarded the Commissioner designates to the State House of Assembly for confirmation.

In this same light, Obaseki has also appointed two persons as Special Advisers.

This is coming after more than 10 months of waiting on assumption of office as governor on second term.

Osarodion Ogie Esq., Secretary to the State Government in a statement on Tuesday named Crusoe Osagie, as Special Adviser (Media Projects) and Sarah Esangbedo Ajose-Adeogun, as Special Adviser, Strategy, Policy, Projects and Performance Management.


Meanwhile, the list of Commissioner-nominees include: Oluwole Osamudiamen Iyamu (SAN); Prof. (Mrs.) Obehi Akoria; Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe; Osaze Ethan Uzamere and Monday Osaigbovo.

Others are: Marie Edeko Esq.; Joseph Eboigbe; Moses Agbukor; Isoken Omo; Andrew Emwanta and Mrs. Otse Momoh-Omorogbe.

The statement noted that Crusoe Osagie, a media expert, has over two decades experience in journalism and public relations practice.

He served as Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy in Governor Obaseki’s first term in office.

Ajose-Adeogun, a former employee of Shell, is an accomplished professional with over two decades of multidisciplinary experience in the oil and gas industry.


During her distinguished career in the oil industry spent in Shell Petroleum Development Company, and its other subsidiaries, Sarah was involved in various transformation initiatives that generated sustainable value across social performance, information technology and local content disciplines.

While at Shell, Sarah deployed technology applications for management of over USD2 billion investment funds and managed the Pension Fund digitization programme, among other projects.

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