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Banky W Wins PDP House of Representatives Ticket

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Nigerian singer, Bankole Wellington also known as Banky W has won the PDP primaries House of Representatives ticket.

The artist and entrepreneur will now represent the party as the House of Reps candidate in the upcoming 2023 elections. vying for the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat.

Banky W contested against lawyer, Sam Aiboni pulling an almost flawless victory. He won 28 out of the 31 votes by PDP delegates at the primaries.

Back in November 2018, Banky W announced his decision to run for the House of Representatives seat. In the elections that followed in 2019, he contested under the Modern Democratic Party (MDP) but lost out to Ibrahim Obanikoro of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, he said the election was free and fair and attributed his win to the grace of God and the will of the people.

“I am overwhelmed by the support of my constituency, the people, the ward chairmen, the leaders and the chieftains of the party. I feel the support even from the grassroot, honestly, I can’t  be happier  than I am now,” he said.

Furthermore he added that he had a message, a vision and a mandate to do things better in the constituency and that he would achieve them through transparency, accountability and service.

“The real work begins now, the primaries is just the start and thankfully, we have the grace of God with us; we move,” he said.

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