Trouble for APC as Anap Poll Predicts Winner of Governorship Election in Kano
A poll conducted by the Anap foundation has predicted that Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP) will win the governorship election in Kano in 2023.
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The election was predicted to be a two-horse race, with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, coming a close second.
"Based on our polls, Abba Kabir Yusuf of the NNPP has an early lead in the Kano State Governorship polls," Atedo Peterside, President, Anap Foundation said on Channels TV.
Kano 2023: List of top governorship candidates surveyed
- Abba Kabir Yusuf (NNPP)
- Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna (APC)
- Mohammed Sadiq Wali (PDP)
- Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada (ADP)
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Legit Poll: Nigerians predict who will win 2023 governorship election in Kano state between APC and NNPP
Breakdown of Anap poll: Abba Kabir Yusuf vs others
|Kano North||Kano Central||Kano South|
|1.||Abba Kabir Yusuf (NNPP)||28%||29%||26%|
|2.||Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna (APC)||21%||18%||25%|
|3.||Mohammed Sadiq Wali (PDP)||4%||3%||1%|
|4..||Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada (ADP)||2%||2%||3%|
Anap poll: APC chieftain reacts
Reacting, Ahmad Abba Dangata, a Kano-based APC chieftain, disagreed with Anap poll's prediction.
The former APC national youth leader aspirant said the people of Kano state will not vote for any other party than his party.
"No, they (NNPP) can't win. Because Kano State people will not vote for any party than APC.
"Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (NNPP presidential candidate) and his governorship candidate can't (Abba Kabir Yusuf ) go anywhere in Kano. They already lost their people in APC and PDP," Dangata told Legit.ng.
2023 elections: Internal crisis threatening APC's chances in Kano
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano threatens its chances of victory in the coming general elections.
Alhassan Doguwa, the House of Representatives majority leader and member representing Tudun Wada/Doguwa Federal constituency, expressed the fear on Wednesday, November 2, when he called on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to take full charge of the APC in Kano.
Doguwa said this in his address to journalists to clear the air on insinuation of his alleged attack on the Kano APC's governorship running mate, Murtala Sule Garo, on Wednesday.
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.