Babajide Obanikoro on Friday lost his bid for a second term to represent Eti-Osa 1 Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives under the All Progressives Congress.
Obanikoro, son of a former minister of state for defence Musiliu Obanikoro, lost the APC ticket to Oyekanmi Elegushi, brother of Oba Saheed Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom by two votes.
Obanikoro got 23 votes to Elegushi’s 25 votes at the primaries held at Iru Victoria Island Local Council Development Area in Lagos.
‘’At the end of the exercise, Oyekanmi Elegushi scored 25 votes; Babjide Obanikoro scored 23; Adegoke Rasaq scored two,‘’ the electoral officer Tolani Sule said.
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