Nigeria musician, actor and businessman, Mr Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W
, has officially joined politics as he formally declared his intention to run for the seat of House of Assembly, Eti-Osa Federal Constituency of Lagos State.
READ: Read In Full: Banky W’s Speech As He Announced His Candidacy For The Federal House Of Reps
Banky made his intention known on Saturday, November 10, 2018, during the debut convention of the Modern Democratic Party
, a political party founded in 2017 by a coalition of different youth associations which pushed for the recently signed Not Too Young To Vote bill.
The declaration event which held at Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, was attended by many professionals, celebrities, fans and citizens; with speeches by Jumoke Adenowo
, Founder of AD Consulting & Awesome Treasures Foundation, Pastor Poju Oyemade, Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, MI Abaga, CEO of Chocolate City, Maryam Laushi, National Publicity Secretary of Modern Democratic Party (MDP) and Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, Founder and Chairman of the Modern Democratic Party.
Others notable personalities who were in attendance include Debola Williams, Harrysongs, MC Galaxy, Basketmouth, Efe Omorogbe, Chigurl and many more.
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