Showunmi contested to represent Abeokuta South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
Reacting to his lost to Lanre Edun of APC through his Twitter handle, he twitted:
happy that the orgy of violence & brigandage that other locations in Nigeria witness was spared my beloved people of AbeokutaSouth. I wish to thank everyone that played one role or another on this journey. Surely God's Goodness and Mercies shall follow us all now & forever more.
— Segun(?)Showunmi (@SegunShowunmi) February 25, 2019
“I have placed a call to Engr. Lanre Edun of The APC. Declared winner of the contest for the Federal House of Representative for Abeokuta South Federal Constituency to congratulate him.”
“It has never been about me but what our people in Abeokuta South deserve. I’m particularly happy that the orgy of violence and brigandage that other locations in Nigeria witness were spared my beloved people of Abeokuta South.”