Banky W Speaks On Losing Federal House Of Representatives Seat


Banky W Speaks On Losing Federal House Of Representatives Seat

The music executive and politician remain in high spirits even after losing the recently held election.

Nigerian ace singer, songwriter, and politician, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has spoken about his recent loss in the Nigerian general elections.

The EME CEO, who represented the People's Democratic Party (PDP), lost the seat in the federal house of representatives for the Eti-Osa constituency in the 2023 general elections to the Labour Party candidate Attah.

Attah won with 24,075 votes, beating his counterparts, Mr. Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 18,666 votes, and Mr. Babjide Obanikoro of the APC, who had 16,901 votes.

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Banky W, who got resounding support from his industry colleagues after the loss, shared an uplifting video on Instagram on March 6th, 2023, making it known that the loss does not affect him and that instead he remains thankful to God. He captioned the video:

For anyone who's ever suffered through a loss, a disappointment or a situation where things just didn't work out the way you hoped... "Faith after a Fall" is for you. For me. For all of us. Please watch this and share if you feel compelled.

See full video below

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