2023 Governorship Election in Oyo State: Nigerians Predict Who Will Win in Legit Poll
Oyo State - Ahead of the 2023 governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, Nigerians on social media have predicted who will emerge as the winner among the top three candidates.
Though many political parties and candidates are participating in the election, three among them are considered to have brighter chances of winning the poll.
The top three candidates are:
- Teslim Folarin, All Progressives Congress (APC)
- Seyi Makinde, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
- Adebayo Adelabu, Accord Party
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Oyo 2023 guber: Nigerians on social media predict PDP's Seyi Makinde to win
In a poll conducted by Legit.ng on Twitter, 67.8% of the respondents said Governor Makinde, the candidate of the APC will win the election while 23.1% went for Folarin of the APC.
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The remaining 9.1% said the governorship candidate of the Accord Party, Adelabu, will win the poll.
Legit.ng notes that this is simply a poll to provide an insight into the possible voting pattern. The winner will be officially declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
New twist as ex-PDP governor endorses APC guber candidate in Oyo state
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that former Oyo state governor Rashidi Ladoja endorsed Teslim Folarin, the governorship candidate of the APC in Oyo state.
On Saturday, March 11, Ladoja publicly endorsed Folarin at a meeting with some of his supporters in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The leaders and stakeholders of the support group of the former governor, known as Ladoja Idera De, have also declared their support for the senator aspiring to be governor of the state.
Three Accord Reps candidates dump PDP, join APC’s Folarin in Oyo
In another report, three House of Representatives candidates of the Accord Party joined the camp of Senator Teslim Folarin, the governorship candidate of the APC in Oyo state.
The defectors from Oke-Ogun, Ibarapa and Oyo zones, along with their supporters, on Wednesday in Ibadan, announced they’re coming back to APC.
They are Wakeel Oyedemi (Afijio/Atiba/Oyo East/Oyo West); Bashiru Lawal (Atisbo, Saki East and Saki West) and David Okanlawon (Ibarapa Central/Ibarapa North).