Biography Of Yusuf Lasun

Yusuf Sulaimon Lasun is a member and the Deputy Speaker, the House of Representatives of Nigeria. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and represents the Irepodun/Olurunda/Osogbo/Orolu Federal Constituency of Osun State

NAME: Yusuf Sulaimon Lasun

DATE OF BIRTH: October 4, 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH: Ilobu, Irepodun Local Government, Osun State,

OCCUPATION: Politician

EDUCATION: He started his formal education at the Local Authority Primary School in Ilobu, Osun State. He proceeded on his secondary education at Ansar-Ud-Deen Secondary School, Erin, and later moved to Ifon/Erin Community High School Ifon, both in Osun State from 1973 to 1979. He secured an admission into the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State where he studied Mechanical Engineering, and bagged a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Lasun Yusuff is a grassroot politician widely known in Osun State and he is fondly called The Homeboy due to his grassroot qualities. He was once a youth leader in the Unity Party of Nigeria UPN. He was also the state public relations officer PRO of the Alliance for Democracy before and during Chief Bisi Akande’s administration. With his undiluted loyalty, unquantifiable role played in the Alliance of Democracy AD and his doggedness in the political cycle in the state the governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola appointed him chairman of Osun State Capital Territory Development Authority OSCTDA in 2004 / 2005, a body established by law with a mandate to facilitate the urban growth of Osogbo and neighbouring towns.



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