Banky W Notches House Of Reps Ticket, Celebrities React

Banky W Notches House Of Reps Ticket, Celebrities React
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Olubankole Wellington, popular as Banky W who is a popular Nigerian-American singer and aspirant on the People’s Democratic Party, PDP has notched the party’s ticket in Eti-Osa federal constituency, Lagos.

Wellington polled a total of 28 votes to beat his opponent to the PDP’s ticket.

Africa Daily News, New York also recalls that Wellington, on 11 November 2018, Wellington announced his intent to run for the Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives, on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party, (MDP) founded in 2017.

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On 23 February 2019, Wellington lost the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency Elections to Babajide Obanikoro of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.

Meanwhile, the rapper, ahead of the 2023 general elections, had announced that he had decamped the MDP for the PDP, to seek the party’s ticket to again vie for the Lagos Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

Some celebrities have also congratulated the singer for emerging winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for the House of Representatives, Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in the 2023 elections.

Africa Daily News, New York had reported that Banky W on Monday, won a landslide victory as he polled 28 to three votes in the just concluded PDP state Assembly and House of Representatives primary elections.

Reacting, the host of the Big Brother Naija reality show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu expressed support for the father of one.

Ebuka on Twitter wrote, “One building block at a time. Congrats @BankyW! Time to prepare even harder bro.”

MI Abaga wrote “Many will talk, few will do. Congrats @BankyW.”

DJ Neptune also congratulated the singer on Twitter saying, “Congrats Banky W!”

Obi Cubana wrote, “Congratulations @BankyW on securing PDP Primaries ticket for House Of Representatives.”

Africa Daily News, New York

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