- The road to Aso Rock is becoming interestingly thrilling as it has left many political enthusiasts in a state of dilemma on who will be coming top at the 2023 polls
- With just a few weeks to the presidential primaries of Nigeria's apex parties, APC and PDP, predictions have begun to flood in on who will be the flagbearers of these parties
- Meanwhile, APC stalwart, Femi Fani-Kayode has predicted a northern-northern candidacy for both political parties
Controversial Nigerian politician and APC chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode has stated his position on how the 2023 presidential primaries of the APC and the PDP will play out.
Fani-Kayode in a tweet via his official Twitter handle on Thursday, April 28 predicted that the opposition party, PDP's presidential aspirant Atiku Abubakar will emerge victorious at the party primaries ahead of Governor Nyesom Wike, Senator Bukola Saraki, and Ayodele Fayose.
APC will field a northerner if Atiku wins PDP ticket - FFK
He added that the emergence of Atiku will leave the ruling party APC no choice but to field a northern candidate.
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Fani-Kayode further backed his assertions with the fact that politics is a game of numbers and a northern candidate from both will amount to an equal battle.
"The truth is that @atiku is likely to win the pres. primaries in the @OfficialPDPNig.
"Given that, the only way @OfficialAPCNg can win is by fielding a northern candidate.
"Whether anyone likes it or not this is the truth.
"Politics is a game of numbers: take it or leave it."
See his tweet below:
Shehu Sani hints at how APC’s, PDP’s presidential candidates will emerge
Similarly, another popular political figure, Senator Shehu Sani has also gave his submissions via Twitter on the outcome of APC and PDP presidential primaries.
His tweet reads:
“All said and done; the ruling party presidential candidate will be none other than who the president wants, and he shall be called Consensus.
“The opposition presidential candidate will be a product of a deal stroked on the eve, or a product of a bitter primaries.”
2023: GEJ leading public opinion poll
Meanwhile, an emerging report has confirmed that the former president has emerged as the winner of a poll carried out by a youth group known as Fix Naija.
The organisers in a statement sent to Legit.ng recently noted that the exercise was carried out on the streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Jonathan emerged the winner and defeated other presidential aspirants like former Lagos state governor; Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Imo state governor; Owelle Rochas Okorocha, former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and former Anambra state governor, Mr. Peter Obi.