Music executive and award-winning Nigerian artiste, Bankole Wellington, also known as Banky W, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

In a post on his Twitter page on Friday, Banky W emphasised on the need to infiltrate major existing political parties to build a better Nigeria.

He also revealed that he would be contesting for House of Representatives seat in the 2023 general election.


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On joining PDP, he said he no longer want to stand by the sidelines but “must get into the system to fix it”.

“I would like to announce that I will once again be answering the call to serve by attempting to secure a ticket to represent Eti-Osa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),” Banky W wrote.

He said some people may not understand or agree with his decision to run, or his choice of platform, “but I’ve learnt that we must engage with Nigeria where it is, not where we hope that it should be.”

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NaijaliveTv recalls that Banky W had contested for the House of Representatives position in 2019 on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP) but lost.

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