A few days to the beginning of the campaigns by political parties for the 2023 general elections, a private concern, Anap Foundation, has declared the candidates of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi the winner of the Presidency.
In a poll, conducted by NOI Polls Limited, Peter Obi is declared to be leading the race with 21 percent of votes in the poll against the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, coming second and the candidate of the ain opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, coming third.
In the poll result, released today, Obi’s votes give him an 8 percent lead over APC’s Tinubu and PDP’s Abubakar who each got 13 percent of the votes to end up as joint second in the poll.
The presidential candidate of the Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, was fourth with three percent of the votes.
“Mr. Peter Obi’s 8 percentage point lead at this early stage is significant, but not sufficient to separate him completely from a leading pack of candidates scoring 21%, 13%, and 13% respectively,” said a statement by Anap Foundation’s President and Founder, Mr Atedo Peterside, CON.
“Undecided voters and those who prefer not to reveal their preferred candidate add up to a whopping 32% and 15% respectively.
“The gender split of undecided voters shows that 39% of women are undecided versus 27% of male voters.”