Meet Thaddeus Attah, The Unknown LP Candidate Who Defeats Banky W

Since the emergence of Peter obi as the Labour Party presidential candidate for the 2023 presidential election, a lot of unbelievable things have happened. However, none may be as shocking as the triumph of Thaddeus Attah, the Labour Party’s House of Representatives candidate for Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, who defeated two other heavyweights to clinch the seat in the green chamber.

Following his announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), many people have been seeking to know more about Hon. Thaddeus Attah. In this article, we will take you on a journey to knowing the newly elected Reps member.

Biography: Who is Thaddeus Attah?

Thaddeus Attah campaigning with Peter Obi in Lagos

Thaddeus Attah is a Nigerian businessman, investor and politician. He is a member of the Labour Party (LP) who was recently announced as the winner of Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, having defeated popular musician Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) and Jide Obanikoro, son of former Minister under former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Jide Obanikoro is also the current member representing Eti-Osa Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives.

Where is Thaddeus Attah From?

Information about where Thaddeus Attah hails from is quite sketchy at the moment. However, Thaddeus Attah is rumored to be of the Idoma tribe of Benue state while others have said that he is of the Igala extraction of Kogi state. To ensure that accurate information about his state of origin is revealed for public knowledge, Nyscinfo ran a check on his Twitter and Instagram handles but couldn’t find anything that suggests he is from either of the states to which his origin is being credited, even though his name suggests he could be from either of the states. Rest assured that we will update this article when we verify his true state of origin.

How Many Votes Did Thaddeus Attah Amassed To Beat Banky W And Jide Obanikoro?

According to the official numbers declared by INEC on February 27th, 2023, Thaddeus Attah polled a total of 24,075 votes, while Olubankole Wellington of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Mr Babajide Obanikoro of the APC had 18,666 and 16, 901 votes, respectively.

How Top Nigerian Celebrities React To Thaddeus Attah’s Victory Over Banky W

Moments after news of the declaration Attah as the winner of Eti-Osa Federal Constituency filtered into the social media, top Nigerian celebrities such as the controversial Toke Makinwa came out on social media platforms to express their dismay at the envisaged defeat of their entertainment colleague, Banky W.

Taking to twitter, Toke wrote:

“The news of LP winning in Eti-Osa House of Representatives is so painful cos he didn’t campaign, we don’t know him.” “Banky worked so hard, Banky deserves to win Eti-Osa.”

Thaddeus Attah’s Net Worth

As of the time of writing this article, the net worth of Thaddeus Attah was not known. Although he was a businessman before venturing into politics. Trust us to update this article when we have a verifiable information about his net worth.

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