PDP in Trouble as Independent Poll Predicts Winner of Governorship Election in Southeast State
The governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia state, Alex Otti, has been predicted to win in 2023.
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Otti's victory was predicted in a poll conducted by the Anap foundation ahead of the 2023 general election.
"Based on our polls, Alex Otti of the Labour party has an early lead in Abia State Governorship polls," said Atedo Peterside, the President of the Anap Foundation.
Anap poll: List of top Abia governorship candidates surveyed
- Alex Chioma Otti, Labour Party (LP)
- Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne, PDP
- Gregory Ikechukwu Charles Ibe, APGA
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Abia 2023: Alex Otti of Labour Party has a significant early lead - Anap poll
The statewide opinion poll commissioned by Anap Foundation and conducted by NOIPolls Limited was concluded in October 2022.
Legit.ng gathers that the poll revealed a significant lead by Alex Chioma Otti of the Labour Party (LP), with Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Gregory Ikechukwu Charles Ibe of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) both trailing.
The results showed a significant lead for Alex Chioma Otti with 20% of voters proposing to vote for him if the governorship election were to be conducted today; 9% propose to vote for Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne (PDP) who fell in second place and Gregory Ikechukwu Charles Ibe (APGA) was third with 4% of voters proposing to vote for him.
"Alex Chioma Otti’s 11%-point lead at this early stage is significant, but not sufficient to separate him completely from a leading pack of candidates scoring 20%, 9%, 4% and 3% etc.
"Undecided voters and those who prefer not to reveal their preferred candidate add up to a whopping 34% and 25% respectively. The gender split of undecided voters shows that 40% of women are undecided versus 30% of male voters," a statement by Anap foundation indicates.
Abia 2023: How Alex Otti of Labour Party is leading
|Abia North||Abia Central||Abia South|
|1.||Alex Chioma Otti (LP)||20%||24%||15%||20%||1st|
|2.||Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne (PDP)||9%||5%||15%||8%||2nd|
|3.||Gregory Ikechukwu Charles Ibe (APGA)||4%||7%||3%||2%||3rd|
|4.||Ikechi Emenike (APC)||3%||2%||6%||1%||4th|
|5.||Engr. Eyinnaya Chima Nwafor (YPP)||2%||1%||1%||3%||5th|
|6.||Mascot Uzor Kalu (APP)||1%||2%||1%||0%||6th|
Sanwo-Olu or Jandor? Anap poll predicts winner of governorship election in Lagos in 2023
In a similar development, the Anap poll predicted that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would win by a clear margin.
The Lagos state governor has a clear lead in all three senatorial districts in Nigeria's commercial capital.
Trailing Sanwo-Olu is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Azeez Olajide Adediran, aka Jandor, who occupied the second spot.