Barely two months before Nigerians will be deciding their next president, a poll conducted by NOI Polls Limited and commissioned by Anap Foundation showed that Obi leads Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP).
Anap Foundation President, Atedo Peterside made this known during a live appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Wednesday.
He said the election has moved past a three-horse race, as said in an earlier poll released in September, to a four-horse race.
Peterside said Obi has 23 percent, Tinubu scored 13, Atiku got 10 and Kwankwaso polled 2 percent in the fresh poll released in December.
“Nobody has gained or lost more than 2, 3 percent. I don’t know whether that is good news or bad news but it is as if nothing has happened fundamentally, no significant shift,” he said.
He said mobile phones were the instruments used to conduct the poll because of increased mobile phone penetration in the country, adding that a large percentage of people are undecided.
Peterside also said the interest level in the next general elections is driven by economic challenges plaguing the nation, poverty, and insecurity, amongst others.
Though, the poll is not accurate due to some distribution of Obi votes like Obi having more votes than PDP in South West and more votes than Kwankwaso in North West; this is logically impossible.
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