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Osun 2018: Lasun Yussuff Declares Intention For Governor, Vows to build on Aregbesola's Legacy (Photos)



The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt Hon Lasun Yussuff, has declared his intention to vie for Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun.

Yussuff, who made the declaration at the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Thursday in Osogbo, said he was the man for the job.

The deputy speaker, who noted that he had been one of the loyal party members, said that people of the state were waiting for him to govern the state.

He said he would ensure that the OYES scheme was back by legislation in the state.

Yussuff also said that he would engage in man power training in the education sector, embark on agriculture revolution and improve on the Internally Generated Revenue in the state.

He said: “I am not fighting to be governor, but rather I want to be the governor because I have the experience and the exposure.

“The people of the state want me and waiting for me to rule them because I am the one the cap fits and I will not disappoint them.”

Commending Governor Rauf Aregbesola for his unprecedented achievements, the Deputy Speaker pledged to improve on his legacy.


Yusuff who specially acknowledged the school built by the Aregbesola’s administration and the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme O’YES to sustain them and improve upon them.


He said there was no negative sign that he would not perform creditably well if given the opportunity to govern the state adding that he is the man for the job.


The deputy speaker who noted that he had been one of the loyal party members, said that people of the state were waiting for him to govern the state.


Yussuff also said that he would engage in man power training in the education sector, embark on agriculture revolution and improve on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state.


Welcoming the aspirant to the party secretariat, Gboyega Famodun, the state party chairman, said there was no doubt that the aspirant have the political exposure and experience to rule the state.

Famodun, while admonishing the aspirant to play his politics with all sense of humility, urged him to heed both the public and private advice he had been given him.

Famodun said: “If it is the will of God for you to be the governor, so be it, but one thing that is sure is that it is only one person that will pick the party’s ticket for the election.”




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