Mr. Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro, son of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has disclosed that his father is his God-father in politics. Obanikoro revealed this during a live debate for candidates running for the House of Representatives in Eti-Osa Constituency seat.
The debate was put together by Media Room Hub, in conjunction with BBC Pidgin and Pulse Nigeria on Monday, February 4th, 2019.
The five candidates who participated are Olubankole Wellington (Banky W), of Modern Democratic Party (MDP), Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tessy Owolabi, of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Omotesho Tony Bakare, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ferdinand Ladi Adimefe, of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN).
Watch the video below:
“MY FATHER IS MY GOD FATHER.” – Obanikoro’s son declares. In a fierce debate against Banky Wellington. #etiosadecides : The candidates for Eti-Osa Constituency Federal House of Representatives are currently going head to head in a debate on why they should be elected #BankyW pic.twitter.com/9swAK4WNIh
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Ibrahim Obanikoro contesting under the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Olubankole Wellington contesting under the Modern Democratic Party (MDP) are the main contenders for the Representatives seat.