Many of you will recall that Desmond Elliot was amongst the aspirants jostling for a seat at the Lagos State House of Assembly in the 2015 general elections, representing Surulere Constituency, a seat he eventually won. That heralded the active participation of more entertainers in politics. The likes of Yul Edochie and Kenneth Okonkwo also made their mark in politics.
Fast forward to the year 2019, we have another household name, Bankole Wellington, whose stage name is Banky W. He his looking to represent Eti-Osa constituency
The good news is that Banky W won his polling unit with relative ease. With the current result from Lekki polling unit which shows how the sensational hit maker and label boss (EMPIRE MATE ENTERTAINMENT) who once add the likes of WIZKID, SKALES AND SHAYDEE under his record label.
Banky W, on the early hours of Sunday took to his twitter handle to talk about some treat coming from some people requesting them to stop counting and cancel the already done election, according to him the people were stopped and everything was properly done.
We can only hope he wins other polling units as well, otherwise what are the lessons we can learn from Banky W ambition to becoming a House of Representative member.
What are the things the entertainment industry stand to gain with Banky W at the Federal House of Representative.