The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) Presidential Marketing campaign Council (PCC) on Monday expressed the idea that Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, will win the February 25 election, no matter the outcomes of assorted opinion polls not giving it to him.
Dele Momodu, the director of strategic communications, PDP-PCC, whereas reviewing the opinion polls thus far performed, famous that such elitist polls had beforehand failed because of over reliance on know-how.
“I’ve learn with bemusement most of the polls in regards to the forthcoming presidential election on February 25, 2023, and I’ve come to the conclusion that the elitist polls have failed because of the over-reliance on know-how in a largely illiterate inhabitants.
Momodu in his forecasts, which he mentioned is “based mostly on established political historical past of Nigeria and empirical knowledge”, mentioned that “a presidential candidate can’t rely completely on votes from exterior his house base to win this election”
“It’s a truth of historical past that at any time when the south produced two robust candidates, the dominant northern candidate gained, equivalent to in 1979 and 1983, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe versus Shehu Shagari”.
He, nevertheless, famous that Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, “is much weaker as we speak within the southwest and Awolowo was by way more formidable, whereas Obi is the brand new Azikiwe (the primary governor-general and president of Nigeria) from the southeast, and Kwankwaso is the present Aminu Kano.”
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Momodu, who famous the north is not going to vote a “pretend Muslim” within the identify of a pretentious and mischievous Muslim/Muslim ticket, added that “the rip-off is useless on arrival”.
In line with him, “Atiku Abubakar will dominate the northeast, northwest, north-central and south-south”.
Momodu, who additionally famous that Tinubu could choose a number of states within the north and southwest however gained’t have sufficient to win, added that “the bridges required to cross to victory has taken Atiku 30 years to construct.
“Tinubu has not been capable of lock down all the southwest, to not speak of the entire of Nigeria.
“Over-reliance on bribing the electorates will fail. Hoping to rig openly may also fail spectacularly.
“Your entire north and the south-south will make Atiku the following president. Atiku will nonetheless be aggressive within the southeast and southwest. Wherever Obi is primary within the east, Atiku will likely be quantity two.
“Wherever Tinubu is primary within the south west, Atiku will likely be quantity two or vice versa. Atiku would be the first to cross the road of recording 25 p.c in 24 states.”
Atiku, he mentioned, “will get 25 p.c robotically within the 19 northern states and can choose six in south- south robotically.
“He’ll choose up 25 p.c in the entire 5 states within the south-east, a standard base of PDP, and the identical within the southwest. Wherever Obi is primary, Atiku will likely be quantity two or vice versa. I have no idea of any state the place PDP is not going to report 25 p.c.
“I predict that Atiku would be the subsequent president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He’s probably the most ready, skilled candidate within the race who’s able to hit the bottom working from day one. Nigerians will expertise actual politicking within the days forward” he mentioned.
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