Ondo State House of Assembly Elects First Female Speaker

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Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly this morning May 27th elected Ms Jumoke Akindele  representing Okitipupa constituency II as the new speaker of the State Assembly. Pulling 13 votes, Ms Akindele who is a trained lawyer emerged speaker after the election. She was Chairman, House Committee on Education in the house before her recent election.

The former speaker, Mr Samuel Adeshina Ajayi lost his battle to cancer in Feb 25th 2014 making the seat vacant for new leadership.

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