Nigerian singer turned politician, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has broken the silence on his recent loss in the February 25 general elections.
Recall that Thaddeus Attah, a candidate of the Labour Party, defeated Banky W of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to emerge winner of the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives.
Attah won with 24,075 votes, beating his counterparts, Mr. Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 18,666 votes, and Mr. Babjide Obanikoro of the APC, who had 16,901 votes.
On Monday, March 6th, 2023, in his first Instagram post since the loss, Banky W shared an uplifting message about having faith in God even after a failure.
He revealed that he had made extensive preparations for his victory, including plans for a Sunday thanksgiving program and the search for an apartment and office space in Abuja; sadly, things didn’t go as he had planned.
While encouraging everyone who might have experienced also disappointments, Banky W declared that his election loss would not stop him from giving thanks to God.
“For anyone who’s ever suffered through a loss, a disappointment or a situation where things just didn’t work out the way you hoped… “Faith after a Fall” is for you. For me. For all of us.” He said in part.
Watch him speak below,