After several hours of screening, the appointment of the new Deputy Governor-designate of Ekiti State, Prof Modupe Adelabu, was Tuesday confirmed by the state House of Assembly.
The deputy governor-designate, who until her recent appointment as the Chairman of the state Universal Basic Education (SUBEB), was screened at the parliamentary session by the lawmakers.
The state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, had on May 3, sent the name of Adelabu to the assembly for ratification in replacement for the late deputy governor, Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka, who died of cancer on April 6.
As early as 8.a.m following the announcement on the state owned-radio station intimating the public about screening, members of the party as well as the party faithful and well-wishers had gathered at the assembly chambers as a mark of solidarity for the former SUBEB boss. …(continue from source)