Singer-cum-politician, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has won the People Democratic Party (PDP) primary for the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency ticket.

In primary rerun, which held in Lagos on Monday, Banky W polled 24 votes while his contender Mr Sam Aiboni, a legal practitioner, polled five votes.

The singer was declared winner of the contest on May 24 but a rerun was scheduled for Monday following some controversies.

Announcing his victory, Banky W posted: “While we are grateful for our success at the primaries, we are completely heartbroken at the state of our nation.”

In a separate post, the father of one shared a video expressing gratitude for his victory,  thanked God, the Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, the PDP , his wife  among others for their encouragement and support.

Source: NATION

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