Nigerian singer turned politician, Banky W has won the PDP primaries ticket to represent the party as the House of Representatives candidate in the upcoming 2023 elections.
Banky W is contesting for the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat and had earlier said he would patiently wait for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election.
The music star won twenty-eight votes while his closest opponent scored three votes.
A total of 140 aspirants contest PDP tickets for the 40 seats in the Lagos State House of Assembly, while 85 candidates are vying for the state’s 24 House of Representatives seats.
Earlier, Banky W was the butt of internet jokes after following rumours that he had lost his primary election.
The keenly contested primaries began at 5 p.m this evening.
The votes of the primaries were counted and closely monitored by the delegates and members of the party.