The lawmaker representing Odo-Otin State Constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Adewale Egbedun, has emerged the Speaker of the Assembly.
Egbedun is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 8th session of the Osun State House of Assembly.
He was elected on Tuesday after being nominated by Ibrahim Abiola of Irewole/Isokan constituency and seconded by Areoye Samuel, another member.
The inaugural sitting of the 8th Assembly was presided by the Clerk of the House, Simeon Amusan.
The lawmaker representing Ife North Constituency, Akinyode Oyewusi was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the House.
On Monday, June 5, Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, announced the dissolution of the outgoing Seventh House of Assembly and made proclamation for the Eighth Assembly.
In a statement by his Spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, the governor conveyed the dissolution and the proclamation to the Clerk of the Assembly.
Earlier, former speaker, Timothy Owoeye, revealed that the House under his watch passed a total of 32 bills and 38 resolutions.
While congratulating his colleagues for a fruitful 4-year tenure in office, Owoeye solicited the support of the people of Osun and other arms of government for the incoming 8th Assembly in the state.