The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has appointed two Special Advisers and forwarded the names of 11 commissioner-nominees to the Edo State House of Assembly for confirmation.

In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Osarodion Ogie, said the two Special Advisers are Crusoe Osagie, who has been appointed as Special Adviser, Media Projects and Sarah Esangbedo Ajose-Adeogun, who is Special Adviser, Strategy, Policy, Projects and Performance Management.

The commissioner-nominees whose names have been forwarded to the Edo State House of Assembly include: Oluwole Osamudiamen Iyamu, SAN; Prof. (Mrs.) Obehi Akoria; Dr Joan Oviawe; Osaze Uzamere and Monday Osaigbovo.

Others are: Marie Edeko; Joseph Eboigbe; Moses Agbukor; Isoken Omo; Andrew Emwanta and Mrs Otse Momoh-Omorogbe.

Osagie, a media expert, has over two decades experience in journalism and public relations practice. He served as Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy in Obaseki’s first term in office.

Ajose-Adeogun, a former member of staff of Shell, is an accomplished professional with over two decades of multidisciplinary experience in the oil and gas industry.

During her distinguished career in the oil industry spent in Shell Petroleum Development Company, and its other subsidiaries, she was involved in various transformation initiatives that generated sustainable value across social performance, information technology and local content disciplines.