Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President and presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, APC, as well as his counterpart, Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State and presidential hopeful under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are now perceived as the best options for Nigeria in the 2023 Presidential Election.
A pre-Election experimentation conducted showed that the duo best fit the position and Nigerians responded massively in favour of them.
Although, in Nigeria and some places around the world where similar exercises are conducted, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they would emerge victorious because of such results during the main polls.
However, this result a survey conducted by Nextier, a multi-competency advisory firm, and Data-Tier, a data analytics and digital communications firm, and released Thursday.
As contained in a statement by firm, it explained that the survey aimed to gauge Nigerians’ preferences for a presidential candidate, understand the challenges they would like the next government to address promptly, and decipher how ethnic and gender biases would inform the next election.
Out of 467 responses, the most preferred candidate for president were Peter Obi (46 percent), Yemi Osinbajo (28 percent), Bola Tinubu (7.5 percent) and Atiku Abubakar (3 percent).
The most preferred candidates for the vice presidency were Aminu Tambuwal (28 percent), Musa Kwankwaso (19 percent), Peter Obi (16 percent), Bukola Saraki (6.9 percent), Nyesom Wike (6.4 percent) and VP at (5.8 percent).