JUST IN: Banky W Emerges Winner Of PDP Reps Primaries
Eaglessightnews authoratively report that Nigerian music star turned politician,Olubankole Wellington,( Banky W), has won the PDP House of Representative Primaries for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency. Lagos state
This will be his second attempt at winning a ticket to contest as member of the green chamber.
His 28 votes put him on top of the list of other contenders from the opposition party that were jostling for the same ticket.
In the 2019 elections, Wellington contested the House of Representatives seat under the Modern Democratic Party (MDP), but lost to Ibrahim Obanikoro of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
In a video that has now gone viral, the votes of the primaries were counted and closely monitored by the delegates and members of the party.
As gathered from sources , the aide of the singer, Kennedy Salami, stated that Banky W had a landslide victory.
Salami said, “We have just concluded the elections and he has won. We secured the ticket for the House Representatives of Eti-Osa PDP. So, we are moving on to the next. It was a landslide; we won 28 to 3 votes.”
In April, the music star announced on social media that he was once again aiming to represent the people of Eti-Osa Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives.
He tweeted, “We must engage with Nigeria where it is, not where we prefer for it to be. In 2019, we planted the seed. In 2023, by the grace of God, and with your support, we will win the seat. The time for just talking is over. It’s time to #TalkAndDo. I hope I can count on you. We move.”