Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday night cleared and confirmed for an appointment, 16 out of 17 commissioner-nominees presented to the House by GovernorAlhaji Yahaya Bello after screening.
The screening was sequel to receipt of list of nominees from the governor to the legislature presented by Speaker of the House, Prince Matthew Kolawole in Lokoja.
The nominees who took their turns in answering questions from the legislators were placed on oath by the Clerk of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Amoka, before their screening.
Also, Bello retains SSG, lists 17 commissioner nominees.
The 17 commissioner nominees comprised of five former commissioners and one female, Hajia Fatima Kabir Buba, from Lokoja Local Government Area.