The founder of sports betting platform NairaBet, Mogaji Akin Alabi, has emerged as the candidate of the APC for the Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency in Oyo State ahead of the 2019 elections.
He was declared the winner of the primary election held on Thursday after other aspirants, Hon Jenrade, Hon Adewale Ishola and Hon Adio, stepped down for him.
In a post on Twitter, Alabi confirmed that he had secured the ticket to represent the area.
He wrote: “BREAKING: I have just been declared the winner of the primary election after the other contestants, Hon Jenrade, Hon Adewale Ishola and Hon Adio all stepped down for me.
“I will be APC’s House of Reps candidate for Egbeda/Ona Ara federal constituency next year. Thank you all — Oloye Akin Alabi.”