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Serial entrepreneur and founder of Nairabet, Akin Alabi has decided to join politics fully by running for office.
He made the announcement on his personal blog writing:
“I have decided to run for office in 2019. I am considering contesting for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives. I am from Egbeda Local Government in Oyo state which means my Federal Constituency is Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency. I am a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“Intra party activities have begun. About 10 of us have signified interest within the APC already. We will all jostle for the ticket at the primaries in a few months time.”
Considering the role money plays in Nigerian politics, he might have a chance. Alternatively, he may also learn that sometimes money by itself is not enough to win in politics.