“We don’t want another Desmond Elliot, He was a m!st@ke”– Netizens warn Banky W after first election win
Nigerian singer cum politician, Mr Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W was on Monday, declared winner of the PDP primaries for Eti-Osa constituency House of Representatives ticket for the 2023 general elections.
According to reports, the music star had landslide victory, polling 28 out of 31 votes cast by delegates at the primaries.
Speaking after he was declared winner, Banky W told NAN that the election was a free and fair one. He also noted that he had won the election by 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 more happy than I am now.”
Going further, Banky W noted that he had a message, a vision and a mandate 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 added.
Reacting to the news, some Nigerian youths compared Banky with Lagos lawmaker, Desmond Elliot who turned his back against the youths after he joined politics.
Popular tweep, Nefertiti wrote;
“Congratulations to Banky W. He just won the PDP Primaries ticket. Banky represents HOPE for the future. Desmond Elliot was a mistake. We need more youths in politics, but sensible youths.”
One Emma wrote “We’ll vote him. Hope he won’t call us kids later in n the house debate.”
Lola wrote; “I think one of our greatest fear is for Banky W not to turn into a Desmond Elliot if he gets that seat!”
One Miral wrote “Make this guy no fuckup like Desmond Elliott”
One Joy Ciana wrote;
“I felt bad earlier today when they started spreading the rumour that Banky W lost the PDP Primaries. I’m glad to hear that he won…Now, the hurdle is for him to win against the principalities in Lagos state, APC…and if he wins, I pray we don’t have another Desmond Elliot.”
Chimozuki wrote; “Dear Banky W, when you get there, please don’t become like Desmond Elliot. I take God beg you”
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