The Lawmaker representing Ikeja Constituency 2 Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu was on Monday announced as the Chairman, House Committee on Lands, Lagos State House of Assembly.
His appointment alongside 35 other Committee Chairmen was made public by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa who also emerged as the Chairman, House Selection Committe during plenary today Monday.
Currently in his second term as a Member of the 9th Assembly of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu served meritoriously as the Chairman, House Committee on Youth, Sports and Social Development in his first term in the 8th Assembly from 2015 to June 2019.
During the period, he brought about a lot innovations in his work as the Committe Chair.
In 2017 he sponsored two (2) Executive Bills on Sports which led to the creation of Lagos State Sports Trust Fund and another bill giving the Lagos State Sports Commission the required legal footing. Hon. Kasunmu also functioned as a member of several other Committees in the House and was adjudged as one of the outstanding Committee Chairmen in the 8th Assembly.
After the Speaker announced the new Committee Chairmen on the Floor of the House on Monday, many Lagosians expressed expressed optimism that the new leaders and the House of Assembly are now well positioned to serve the state and the people better.
In his appreciation note posted via his verified Instagram handle and Facebook account, an obviously elated Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu said,
“Special thanks to my able Leader, The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa and all the key leaders of Lagos State House of Assembly as well as all my leaders and great people of Ikeja Constituency 2, Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson, Chief Funso Ologunde, Cardinal James Odunmbaku, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke and many others.
This is no doubt a call to greater service to our dear State and its people and by the Grace of God, I shall serve you well in this capacity and deliver with precision . Thank you all. God bless”.
Below is the list of the new Committee Chairmen of Lagos State House of Assembly 2019.
List of Lagos State House of Assembly 2019 Committee Chairmen
Selection Committee – Rt. Hon. Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa
Ethics/Protocol Privileges – Hon. Lateef Abiru
House Services – Hon. Surajudeen Tijani
Public Acc. State – Hon. Moshood Oshun
Public Acc. Local – Hon. Fatai Mojeed
Agriculture – Hon. Kehinde Joseph
Economic Planning/Budget – Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu
Education – Hon. Yinka Ogundimu
Science & Technolgy – Hon. Lanre Afinni
Environment – Hon. Desmond Elliot
Establishment Training & Pension – Hon. Rasheed Makinde
Energy and Mineral Resources – Hon. Folajimi Mohammed
Waterfront Infractructure and Development – Hon. Ibrahim Layode
Physical Planning & Urban Development – Hon.
Transportation – Hon. Temitope Adewale
Commerce and Industry – Hon. Sanni Okanlanwo
Womens Affairs & Poverty Alleviation & Job Creation – Hon. Mojisola Meranda
Works & Infrastructure –
Hon. Abiodun Tobun
Wealth Creation &
Employment – Hon. Jude Idimogu
Finance – Hon. Rotimi Olowo
Health – Hon. Sokunle Akeem
Home Affairs – Hon. David Setonji
Tourism Arts & Culture – Hon. Saka Nurudeen
Youths & Social Development – Hon. Ajani Owolabi
Judiciary, Human Rights,
Public Petition & LASIEC – Hon. Victor Akande
Lands – Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu
Housing – Hon. Bisi Yusuf
Information and Strategy – Hon. Tunde Braimoh
Central Business District – Hon. Mojisola Alli-Macaulay
Special Duty & Inter-Governmental Relation – Hon. Kazeem Raheem
Local Government Administration – Hon. Abdulsobur Olawale
Legislative Compliance – Hon. Wale Age-Sulaiman Rauf
Procurement – Hon. Lukman Olumo
Oversea and Investment – Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu
Inter-Paliarmentary – Hon. Fatal Oluwa
Public Private Partnership – Hon. Noheem Adams