A United States Media Publication, Bloomberg has released a poll result indicating that Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi is ahead of his other counterparts in the race for the 2023 presidential election.
The poll which was conducted by Premise Data Corporation for Bloomberg News and published, Wednesday showed that Obi is the candidate most Nigerians prefer to clinch the presidency.
The poll surveyed 3,973 Nigerians from September 5-20, and respondents to the app-based poll were selected from quotas developed by age, gender and location across the country’s six geopolitical zones.
“The report stated that out of 92% participants who said they have decided to vote, 72% named Obi as their first choice. Of those who are still unsure, 45% said the 61-year-old is their preferred candidate”, Bloomberg announced.
It also added that results were weighed against the original quotas to ensure national representation, noting that about 44% of Nigerians own smartphones, according to the Alliance for Affordable Internet.
The report also said that the All Progressives Congress and People’s Democratic Party’s performance were not so favourable.
It said that Bola Tinubu of APC was able to pull 16% of decided voters and 23% of those yet to make up their minds while Atiku Abubakar of PDP tailed at 9% and 17%, respectively.’