Lasun Yussuff, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives

Rt. Honourable Sulaimon Lasun Yussuff was elected into his current position on June 9, 2015.

Yussuff Lasun was born on October 4, 1960 to the family of Alhaji Amuda Yussuff in Ilobu in old Oyo which is now in Osun State. He attended the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and the University of Ibadan, where he studied Mechanical Engineering, bagging a first and second degree respectively.

He began to represent the people of Osogbo/Olorunda/Irepodun/Orolu Federal Constituency of Osun State the House of Representatives since 2011, having lost a previous electoral attempt. Between 2011 and 2015, he served as the deputy chairman of the House Committee on Water Resources.

Lasun Yussuff is the only serving Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, who has been elected as the 1st Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS‎ Parliament at the 44th session of the ECOWAS Parliament in 2015.

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