The Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) expressed on Monday the belief that Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, will win the February 25 elections, regardless of whether the results of various opinion polls do not give it

Dele Momodu, director of strategic communications for the PDP-PCC, while reviewing opinion polls conducted so far, noted that such elitist polls had previously failed due to over-reliance on technology.

“I have perplexedly read many of the polls about the upcoming presidential election on February 25, 2023, and have come to the conclusion that elitist polls have failed due to the excessive reliance on technology in a largely illiterate population.

Momodu in his forecasts, which he said are “based on Nigeria’s established political history and empirical data,” said that “a presidential candidate cannot be totally dependent on votes from outside his home base to win this election.” .

“It is a historical fact that whenever the south produced two strong candidates, the dominant northern candidate won, as in 1979 and 1983, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe against Shehu Shagari.”

However, he noted that Bola Tinubu, the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate, “today is much weaker in the southwest and Awolowo was much more formidable, while Obi is the new Azikiwe (the first Governor-General and President of Nigeria) from the southeast, and Kwankwaso is the current Aminu Kano.”

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Noting that the north will not vote for a “fake Muslim” on behalf of a pretentious and mischievous Muslim/Muslim candidacy, Momodu added that “the scam is dead from the start.”

According to him, “Atiku Abubakar will dominate the northeast, northwest, center-north and south-south.”

Momodu, who also noted that Tinubu can pick a few states in the north and southwest, but he won’t have enough to win, added that “the bridges needed to cross to victory have taken Atiku 30 years to build.

“Tinubu has not been able to blockade the entire southwest, let alone all of Nigeria.

“Excessive reliance on bribing electorates will fail. Hoping to rig blatantly will also fail spectacularly.

“The entire north and south-south will make Atiku the next president. Atiku will remain competitive in the southeast and southwest. Wherever Obi is number one in the east, Atiku will be number two.

“Wherever Tinubu is number one in the Southwest, Atiku will be number two or vice versa. Atiku will be the first to cross the line of registering 25 percent in 24 states.”

Atiku, he said, “will automatically pick up 25 percent in the 19 northern states and automatically pick up six in the south-south.

“It will collect 25 percent in the five southeastern states, a traditional PDP base, and the same in the southwest. Wherever Obi is number one, Atiku will be number two or vice versa. I don’t know of any state where the PDP doesn’t register 25 percent.

“I predict that Atiku will be the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is the most prepared and experienced candidate in the career who is ready to go to work on day one. Nigerians will experience real politicking in the coming days,” he said.