Connect with us

Politics

Human Rights Community Poll Tips Tinubu to Win

Published

on

Spread the love

A new opinion poll conducted by the Nigerian Human Rights Community, consisting of 134 organisations, has tipped the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu, to win the 25 February 2023 general election.

The group, at a press conference addressed by its Secretary-General, Taiwo Adeleye, in Lagos yesterday where it released its poll result, projected that Tinubu would win based on the analysis of the preferences of 19,365 persons that its researcher polled in January.“

The Nigerian Human Rights Community, NHRC poll revealed that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu holds a magnificent lead and is on course to win the 2023 general elections,” it said firmly. 

Explaining, “The Polls also confirm a two-horse race for the second position between Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the NNPP came a distant fourth as all other contestants together scored an insignificant total.” 

According to it, 7,940 (41%) of those interviewed across the 774 local governments in the 36 States of the federation and Abuja said they preferred the candidate of the APC; 5,035 (26%) indicated Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar; 4,067 (21%) supported Labour Party’s Peter Obi; while 1,743 (9%) rooted for New Nigerian Peoples Party’s Rabiu Kwankwaso. 

The other parties’ candidates collectively got 1,162 (6%) of the respondents. The poll results also predicted an outright win for Tinubu in 17 states (Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, Cross River, Kwara, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara, Jigawa, Borno, Yobe and Gombe), securing 25 per cent of the respondents in 14 other states (Imo, Ebonyi, Cross Rivers State, Edo, Benue, Plateau, FCT, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Adamawa, Bauchi, and Taraba), making 30 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

His closest rival, Atiku, is projected to win seven states, including Adamawa, Taraba, Sokoto, Edo, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, and Delta. The respondents gave seven states to Obi also. They include Anambra, Enugu, Imo, Ebonyi, Abia, Benue, and Rivers. 

He is also projected to win in Abuja.Kwankwaso got only his Kano home state, while the three frontrunners are projected to battle for spaces in five states, Kebbi, Katsina, Bauchi, Plateau, and Rivers. 

Explaining its methodology, the group, which pointed out that the research took six months, said it employed random sampling, noting that the questionnaires were in the three major Nigerian languages, Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa as well as pidgin.

It revealed, “From a socio-economics standpoint, religion, ethnicity, insecurity, inflation, rising poverty, and unemployment will be the determining factors during the February 25th presidential elections. 

“While party loyalty, candidate integrity, political will, and track record will dominate the political reasons for voting. In addition, social media, mobile communications, and, INEC’s decision to embrace the use of technology will create more awareness and influence voters’ visions, while also curbing vote rigging and electoral violence.”

It said its deductions were based on careful consideration of the respondents’ views on religion, ethnicity, party loyalty, and integrity of the candidates, adding that respondents from the North-west, North-east and some North-central states indicated their willingness to vote based on party loyalty and religion with APC enjoying more party loyalists within a Muslim-dominated population.

It said the Southwestern states were likely to vote based on historical factors that favor the APC presidential candidate, being a former Lagos State governor with a far-reaching network and consistent political activities since 1991, grassroots campaign of the APC, incumbency factor of the APC controlled state governments in the South-west, party loyalty and ethnicity, which will equally favor the APC.  

According to it, the Labour Party will enjoy an overwhelming majority in the South-east due to ethnicity and religious sentiment, while states like Plateau in the North-central might align with these sentiments to register sizeable votes for the Labour Party on the basis of religion.  

The group said the study foresaw the PDP maintaining a significant presence in its traditional areas of the South-South and the two North-east states of Adamawa and Taraba while getting significant percentages in most North-west and North-east states.


Spread the love
Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Breaking News

Security6 hours ago

Nigeria’s Police Chief Receives UNODC Officials, 2024 Corruption Survey Report

Spread the love…. As NPF Emerges Most Improved Organization Against Corruption  By Joseph Sunday  The Nigeria Police Chief, the Inspector...

Business1 day ago

Ondo NSCDC Commandant Visits Gender Matters Office, Seeks Partnership 

Spread the love… As Special Adviser On Gender Matters Embraces Partnership Plans  By Joseph Sunday  The Ondo State Commandant for...

Reports4 days ago

Journalist’s Life Under Threat Over Land Dispute In Ekiti

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday Following a petition addressed to the Commissioner of Police, CP Akinwale Adeniran in Ekiti State,...

Reports4 days ago

Oriyomi Hamzat Fights Dirty In Public

Spread the love… Watch Video Inside Story  By Joseph Sunday  A prominent radio presenter named Alhaji Oriyomi Hamzat of Agidigbo...

Business6 days ago

Abuja Based Ogun State Business Man Breaks Records, Opens 9th Oliver Twist Supermarket

Spread the love… Expresses His Passion To Grow The Business  … Says Business Not Profit Oriented Only By Idowu Adebomi ...

Education6 days ago

Elebute Kemi Halle Bags Doctor Of Divinity From USA Based Christian Ministry

Spread the love…. Says It Is An Act Of God By Idowu Adebomi  The Peace Foundation Christian University based in...

Security7 days ago

Akure: One In Coma As Unprovoked Attacks By Hausa Fulani On Ondo Amotekun Officers Causes Unrest

Spread the love… Injures Many … Watch Video Of Scene By Joseph Sunday  Information reaching Treasure Newspaper has revealed that...

Reports1 week ago

Aiyedatiwa Amend Laws To Accommodates 11 More Judges In Ondo

Spread the love … Break Records Since State Creation In 1976  By Joseph Sunday  The Ondo State Governor, Honourable Lucky Orimisan...

Education1 week ago

Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa Assures NYSC Of Facilities Upgrade At Ikare Camp 

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday  The Ondo State Governor, Honourable Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has assured the State officials of the...

Education1 week ago

Ondo Government Sets To Protect, Collaborate With Female Tricycles Operators 

Spread the loveBy Debbie Funmilayo  The Ondo State Government has expressed the readiness to protect the interests of female Tricycles...

Reports2 weeks ago

Ekiti Agro Marshalls Parades 5 Criminals 

Spread the loveBy Hope-Feyisayo Temitope  The State Commander of the Ekiti State Agro Marshalls, ESAM, Retired Police Officer, Olamide Oni...

Security2 weeks ago

NAF UAV, NOT HELICOPTER, CRASHED IN KADUNA

Spread the love… Discourages Fake News By Hope-Feyisayo Temitope The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), has experienced...

Reports2 weeks ago

Abuja Stakeholders’ Engagement Will Improve Growth, Development – Information Commissioner 

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday The Commissioner for Information in Ekiti State, Rt Honourable Taiwo Olatubosun has revealed that the...

Celebrities2 weeks ago

Agboola, ParrotXtra Publisher Loses Father-In-Law

Spread the love… Burial Holds On August 3 In Ado-Ekiti The Publisher of Parrot Xtra Magazine/PMParrot.com, Olayinka Agboola, has announced...

Health2 weeks ago

Ekiti Govt Joins Other States To Mark National Environmental Sanitation Day

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday  The Ekiti State Government has joined the other States across the Country to mark the...

Politics2 weeks ago

Ekiti: LGA Chairman Announces Plan To Float New Local Security Outfit 

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday  The Chairman for Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Honourable Bamidele Fadugba has announced...

Education2 weeks ago

Akure: ASUU Pleads With FG To Honour Agreements 

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday  The branch of the Academic Staff Union Of University at the Federal University of Technology,...

Jobs2 weeks ago

Ekiti: Head Of Service Bows Out, Reads Out Achievements

Spread the loveBy Joseph Sunday  The outgoing Head of Service of Ekiti State, Engineer Sunday Olanrewaju Komolafe has read out...

Education3 weeks ago

ASUU Chair Faults Reconstitution, Composition Of New Governing Councils 

Spread the love… Says IPPIS Is A Scam, Want It Removed  … Describes Retired Politicians As Unfit To Be Appointed...

Education3 weeks ago

17th inaugural Lecture: Paltry 3% Registered Nigerian Land Mass Stunting Economic Growth, FUOYE Don Raises Alarm

Spread the love… Urges NASS To Address The Issue By Wole BalogunS.A Media to VC A Professor of Law of...

Trending