- Popular Nigerian singer, Banky W got many social media buzzing and trending on Twitter after news broke out that he lost an election he had publicly won
- The singer turned politician was declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election in Eti Osa
- In a new report that is circulating online, the singer lost the position to his rival after he was declared winner, the new twist has sparked hilarious reactions online
Social media users across the country are expressing their displeasure over the fate of singer, Banky W in the recently concluded primary election in Lagos.
The singer turned politician in a vote publicly counted and the videos shared online, he won the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) primary election to emerge as the party's candidate in the Eti Osa federal constituency of the House of Representatives.
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When the result sheet was presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Banky lost the election to his rival.
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The sheet of the final result has emerged online and Nigerians wondered how the singer lost an election he had initially won.
Check out the result sheet below:
Nigerians react to Banky W's loss
Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below:
"PDP just schemed Banky W out of the primary. They gave him 7 votes. Shey my eyes dey pain me? No way!! Something is wrong in PDP. Terrible something."
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"My advice to Banky W is that he should not give u on his music career, politics is not reliable."
"Two days ago Banky W was declared winner, today Lagos PDP announced he lost the primary election, Nigerian politics is wild."
"Omo PDP is the biggest Fraud I know, I'm so grateful Peter Obi left that Party. PDP do not deserve Peter Obi PDP do not deserve Banky W."
"Banky W has lost, won and then lost again his Primaries in the space of 3 days. Nigerian politics will stress you man, it’s just not for the faint hearted."
DJ Obi comes for Banky W over political ambition
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Banky W took to social media to declare his intentions to run for House of Representatives.
Barely hours afterwards and amidst support from fans and followers, DJ Obi slammed the singer for his lack of focus.
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Obi's comments went viral, leaving social media users divided as regards the issue.