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Banky W Wins Re-Run Of PDP House Of Reps Primary

Nigerian celebrity, Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W wins the re-run of the PDP House of Representatives primaries for Eti-Osa federal electoral district of Lagos.

The PDP primary for the constituency was earlier conducted on the 22nd of May 2022 across the state and Banky W emerged winner, but the election was later cancelled by the party and a date was rescheduled for 6th of June.

On the rescheduled election, Banky W emerged winner once again with a whooping vote of 24 to 5 against his opponent Sam Aiboni, a lawyer. According to The Nigeria News Agency (NAN), the election began at 4:45 p.m., and ran for 30 minutes with just two contestants, 28 district delegates and 1 national representative, making a total of 29 delegates.

The election took place at the party secretariat on Alpha Beach Road in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lekki. The 29 delegates were examined by the returning officer, Oyegun Abayomi, and he announced that two of the delegates were absent. At the end of the election, he declared Banky W winner.

Banky W who was elated for his win and went on to say;

“I want to thank the party for taking their time to make sure we ran this election again to make sure it was free and fair.

“I want to thank the leaders, the delegates, the party members, the president, the INEC, the DSS and the police for ensuring that this election is free and fair.”

He thanked his opponent and stated that he was a formidable competitor, but he did not see him as an opponent but as brothers on the same side.

“I hope that after today, we are working together to win Eti-Osa for our people.

“I think we can do much better, Nigeria is in a heartbreaking place and we need people who have our interest and that of our nation and community at heart.

“I promise that given this mandate, I will be a servant by the grace of God and make the people of Eti-Osa, Lagos State and Nigeria proud.

“We did it again, and by the grace of God, we will continue to win,” he said.

For his part, Mr. Abioni congratulated the winner and thanked the party for the free and fair election.

“The election was held according to the rules, and I want to take this opportunity to congratulate Banky W for taking over and being the next member to represent the able house in the upcoming 2023 election,” he said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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