Ex-SUG President Wins PDP Ticket For Osun Assembly Seat

A former University of Abuja (UniAbuja) Students Union Government (SUG) president, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has emerged the house of assembly candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oriade Constituency, Osun state.

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Olajengbesi was picked for the House of Assembly after he had initially indicated interest to run for the house of representatives, Oriade/Obokun federal constituency, with the party resolving political interests amongst all the contenders.

The former SUG President is a lawyer and a public interest advocate with several commentaries on socio-political ills and anecdotes for better governance.

Olajengbesi, together with other activists, led a popular youth movement, #YouthLeadNigeria, that gave impetus to the #NotYoungToRun bill that has long encouraged the participation of youth in Nigerian politics.

He is also the convener, Office of the Citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OCFRN).