April 24, 2024

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Ex-Deputy House Speaker Dumps APC Hours To Party’s National Convention

Osogbo, Osun state – Lasun Yusuff, a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former lawmaker submitted his resignation from the ruling party at its state secretariat in Osogbo on Friday, March 25.Yusuf as confirming his exit from the APC when contacted. “Thanks for the enquiry. It is true. I have left APC. That is all I want to say for now.”

Yusuff contested for the APC governorship ticket during the February 19 primaries. He and Moshood Adeoti, the aspirant backed by the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, lost the ticket to the incumbent governor, Adegboyega Oyetola. It was gathered that the media aide to the Osun APC chairman, Kola Olabisi, said the chairman was unaware of Yusuf’s resignation.