Musician, actor and politician Banky W, has accepted defeat after coming second in the National Assembly election for his constituency, Eti – Osa federal constituency.
Banky, Who had hoped to represent his people at the House of Representatives, on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party, MDP, may have to wait another 4 years – after polling 11 less votes below the All Progressives Congress, APC candidate – Who won.
APC – 64
MDP – 53
PDP – 46
Taking to Twitter on Saturday, minutes after the results were announced, Banky wrote:
Soooo grateful for everyone who has believed in our movement to give us a chance. We have worked. We are top 3, and we earned every single vote we got. We will sustain the momentum and continue building this movement. We are not finished, we’re just getting started.
However alot of commendation has come from his fans and friends on Twitter. This is hoping the entertainer has set precedence for Young people to get involved in politics and governance come 2023