- Lasun Yusuf, the former deputy speaker of the house of representatives and governorship candidate of the Labour Party during the Osun 2022 governorship election, has joined the PDP
- Yusuf was in the APC and deputized Yakubu Dogara, who also joined the PDP on Monday during the presidential campaign of the party in Lagos
- Ademola Adeleke, the governor of Osun state, announced the defection of Lasun into the party during the presidential campaign rally of the PDP in Osogbo, Osun state
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Osogbo, Osun - Lasun Yusuf, the Labour Party governorship candidate in the Osun 2022 governorship election, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Also in attendance at the PDP rally in the state is the presidential candidate of the umbrella party, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, for the 2023 presidential election.
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Others at the campaign ground are the PDP national chairman Iyorchia Ayu, the PDP presidential campaign council chairman, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and other PDP chieftains.
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Yusuf was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and served as the deputy speaker of the house of representatives during the Yakubu Dogara leadership in the green chamber.
On Monday, December 5, Dogara also dumped the ruling APC after a long criticism against the party's Muslim-Muslim ticket.
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Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to battle Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) again on Saturday, July 16, Osun state governorship election.
The race is not just between the APC and the PDP. Other contenders include Goke Omigbogun of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Akin Ogunbiyi of the Accord Party (AP), and Lasun Yusuff of the Labour Party.