- Peter Obi, Labor Party presidential candidate, won another independent research poll ahead of the 2023 election
- Obi, former Governor of Anambra State, came first in the latest survey conducted by Nigerians Decide
- The Labor Party presidential candidate has the support of millions of young Nigerians ahead of the elections
FCT, Abuja – A new poll completed on Monday January 31 by Nigerians Decide, an independent research think tank based in the United States of America, indicates that Peter Obi of the Labor Party is the preferred candidate to win next month’s presidential election. .
The Nigerian Tribune reports that Obi polled 1,856,537 to lead his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 1,539,568 votes.
Bola Tinubu of the Congress of All Progressives (APC) obtained 1,486,401 votes; and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) polled 12,907 votes.
All four candidates are widely considered to be the top contenders in upcoming polls.
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According to the US-based organization, the online opinion poll was launched on December 6, 2022 and concluded on Tuesday, January 31.
The agency’s project manager, Rosalynn Carte, said:
“We carry out opinion polls on public policy issues, such as public engagement and participation in the exercise of democracy.”
Peter Obi condemns the attack on President Buhari in Kano State
Meanwhile, Obi condemned the alleged stoning of President Muhammadu Buhari’s convoy in Kano state.
Channels Television reports that Obi said the action is barbaric and not Nigerian and condemned it in the strongest terms.
He said that the president represents the sovereignty of the Nigerian nation and that attacking him, due to his age, is sacrilege.
Peter Obi: Nigerian Labor Congress reiterates support for LP presidential candidate
For its part, the Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) said on Thursday 26 January that its decision to support Obi was non-negotiable.
Giving reasons for its stance, the NLC said Nigerian workers will only vote for pro-labour candidates in the upcoming elections.
NLC Chairman Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the people are fed up with all forms of bad governance and the suffering it has caused the masses over the years.
Peter Obi makes a surprise visit to South Borno and makes history
Recall that Obi paid a historic visit to the southern Borno region as part of his presidential campaign tour recently.
Labor Party officials say Obi is the first presidential candidate to visit the insurgency-ravaged region.
The former governor of Anambra State received an enthusiastic welcome from local people who came out to see him.