Reps Ex-Deputy Speaker Lasun Dumps APC Hours To Party Convention

Deputy Speaker, Yussuff Lasun

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuff, has dumped the All Progressives Congress.

Yusuff, contested for the APC governorship ticket during the February 19 primaries, alongside the incumbent Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, and Moshood Adeoti, the aspirant backed by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola.

The ex-parliamentarian submitted his resignation from APC at the party’s state secretariat in Osogbo on Friday, Punch reports.

However, the media aide to the Osun APC chairman, Kola Olabisi, said the chairman was unaware of Yusuff’s resignation. “We are in Abuja. The chairman has not been informed that he (Yusuff) has resigned from APC”, he said.

But when contacted him on phone, Yusuf was quoted as saying, “Thanks for the enquiry. It is true. I have left APC. That is all I want to say for now.”

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