Hon. Folajimi Mohammed, the son of Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed has lost his bid to return to the assembly under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress.
Mohammed, who is a two-term member of the Lagos State House of Assembly was defeated at the primaries held on Friday.
The winner of the primaries, a former Legislative Leader of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Hon Seyi Lawal polled 15 delegates votes to defeat Folajimi who recorded nine votes.
The ticket of the APC in Ikeja constituency 1 was contested by nine aspirants including Mohammed, Lawal, Ladapo Oyebiyi, Ismail Balogun, Taofeek Olorunfunmi, Olabode Akerele, Adegboyega Kuku, Dr Bode Tawak, and Adesipe Adebiyi.
The Chairman of the three-man APC Electoral Committee for the constituency, Ewosho Oladunjoye announced that the other seven aspirants polled no votes at all, while there was one void vote.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News