2023 Elections: Sanwo-Olu Gets Rude Surprise as Another Candidate Leads in Online Global Poll
- The re-election bid of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is being threatened by the performance of one of his rivals in an online poll
- After a recent poll conducted by an international organisation, the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, came first
- The results of the poll show that while Rhodes-Vivour garnered 7,776 votes, Sanwo-Olu claimed 4,711 votes
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The statistics on who will become the next governor of Lagos, Nigeria's former capital, drastically changed on Tuesday, January 31,
This is as the Labour Party (LP) Lagos governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, is said to be leading other gubernatorial candidates following the result of an online poll.
As stated by the organisers of the poll, Gbadebo claimed a total of 7,776 votes to defeat the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who garnered 4,711 votes.
The poll disclosed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s candidate, Adediran Azeez Olajide, (aka Jandor) had 3,250 votes to a distant third place.
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It was gathered that the said poll was launched on December 6, with the sole aim of ensuring excellence in the promotion of credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights, and strengthening of governance institutions for the consolidation of democracy practice around the world.
The organiser, an international electoral body, stated that Nigeria is of great interest to it because of its position as the most populous black nation in the world as well as Africa’s second-largest economy.
2023: Atiku’s victory will make Sanwo-Olu’s defeat in Lagos easier, says Jandor
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, a.k.a Jandor on Tuesday, January 10 said the victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the February 25 presidential election would make his victory easier.
He spoke in Ikorodu in continuation of his campaign tour of the state ahead of the governorship election, saying the PDP presidential candidate represents merit.
Jandor assured residents of Lagos that if elected as the next governor of the state in the March election, he would run an all-inclusive government that will take the interest of the masses as a priority.