Banky W secures ticket to run for House of Representatives under PDP.
Davido congratulates Banky W over primaries victory for the Eti-Osa fed constituency.
The singer took to his Twitter page on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, where he promised to support the singer turned politician.
“Congrats @BankyW! You have my support! Don’t sit at home and complain get up and make a change,”.
— Davido (@davido) May 24, 2022
Recall, The singer has won the People’s Democratic Party’s house of representatives primaries for the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency (PDP).
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This will be his second attempt to gain a seat in the National Assembly’s green chambers.
The musician received twenty-eight votes, while his nearest rival received three.
The music star announced that he’ll be running for the House of Reps seat back in April.
At that time 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,”
Banky W first announced his decision to run for the house of representatives back in November 2018.
The news was largely received by both fans and industry colleagues.
He however lost the elections to Ibrahim Obanikoro of the All Progressive Congress (APC).