Mr Obanikoro, son of Musiliu Obanikoro, a susceptible minister of allege for defence, misplaced the APC worth to Oyekanmi Elegushi, brother to Oba Saheed Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom by two votes.
Mr Obanikoro obtained 23 votes to Mr Elegushi’s 25 votes on the primaries held on the Iru Victoria Island Native Council Vogue Residence in Lagos.
‘’At the stay of the inform, Oyekanmi Elegushi scored 25 votes; Babajide Obanikoro scored 23; Adegoke Rasaq scored two. Thank you, ‘’ the APC Electoral Officer, Tolani Sule stated.
Mr Elegushi, while talking to journalists after his victory, described the inform as serene and transparent.
He furthermore congratulated the a model of aspirants alongside side Messrs Obanikoro and Rasaq, announcing ‘’on the stay of the day, we are all combating for the the same trigger.
‘’So, I will divulge we are all one, Eti-Osa 1 and I divulge thanks to the delegates, they performed their parts and they voted their sense of true and unsuitable.
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‘’I’m in a position to jabber the constituents that this tenure is going to be a resplendent one; now we delight in our programmes all lined up and we’re no longer going to attend to fetch into the assign of job sooner than rolling them out. It is one thing folks will originate to take into tale from day after at the moment, ‘’ he stated.
The Knowledge Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that 50 delegates participated within the inform, while three aspirants contested for the worth.
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