How Fuji musician, Taye Currency’s 25-year-old son won Oyo Assembly seat

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How Fuji musician, Taye Currency’s 25-year-old son won Oyo Assembly seat 

It’s excitement all the way in the household of popular Fuji musician, Adebisi Akande better known as Taye Currency as his son, Yusuf Oladeni has been elected into the Oyo State House of Assembly. 

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25-year-old Yusuf Oladeni Adebisi Currency will be representing Ibadan South-West Constituency 1 at the state assembly in what many are describing as unprecedented but well deserved. He contested and won under the flagship of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. 

Taye Currency and his son, Yusuf who is now a honourable member of the Oyo State House of Assembly

The run to the election was however not an absolutely smooth journey as Oyo State generally recorded cases of violences and electoral malpractice but this did not deter Currency who eventually got the mandate of his people. 

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Another unfortunate incident was news that went viral on Election Day that Taye Currency’s mum have been shot dead by unknown assailants. This came in shortly after it was announced that a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Oladipo Sugar has died in similar circumstances. It was also rumoured that Taye Currency had also been short and his house razed. 

All these however proved to be untrue as the musician would later come out to debunk all as rumours to distract t his household from their well deserved victory. 

He said in an interview…

“My mum is fine. I want to urge people, especially my fans not to express worries. Aside from the death rumour, there was also a report that my house was destroyed on Saturday night. All these news are untrue. The rumour is to heat up the polity hoping that it will lead to chaos in town and probably my arrest. So, I want everyone to stay calm because it cannot in any way distract me and my son.”

At 25, Yusuf Oladeni Adebisi is perhaps the youngest lawmaker in Nigeria. This no doubt is a big one for the Not Too Young to Run Movement. 

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