Bankole Wellington aka Banky W, has already 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 – 64M
DP – 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.’