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Poll predicts victory for Jonathan


De-risking Africa: Goodluck Ebele JonathanABOUT nine days to the March 28 Presidential election, an opinion poll has predicted victory for President Goodluck Jonathan with a margin of 13 per cent of total valid votes.

The poll, carried out by Kevin, Charlyn and Kimberly Associates also showed that 30 per cent of the respondents voted for the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari in response to a question on protection of fundamental human rights. But Jonathan got 70 per cent from respondents on the same question.

Presenting‎ the outcome of the poll to journalists in Abuja yesterday, director in Kevin, Charlyn and Kimberly Associates, Vince Onyekwere, also stated Jonathan scored 58 per cent against Buhari’s 42 per cent on the issue of the capacity of the candidates to develop Nigerian economy.

Onyekwere said that some 28, 000 Nigerians participated in the poll, which he said was conducted through survey Monkey, Twitter, Facebook, telephone discussion and face-to-face discussion.

According to Onyekwere, “If everything remains constant as it is, PDP’s Goodluck would win the presidential election by 13 per cent.”
Details of the questions as released by Onyekwere include: “Between APC’s GMB and PDP’s GEJ, who would best protect your fundamental human right?”
The question on economy reads: “Between ‎APC’s GMB and PDP’s GEJ, who would best develop Nigeria economy?
He stated that the outcome of the poll was influenced by “Past records of the two candidates, past and present utterances of the candidates, how the public relations team of the candidates have marketed, the outcome of the war on terror in the North East, diversification ‎of the Nigerian economy, devaluation of the naira, development of the agriculture

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  • UO

    The firm ‘Kevin, Charlyn & Kimberly Associates’ does not exist in the UK register of companies and has no website. You can check the existence of any company in the UK at: or even google the company name and you’ll see it has no website, news or links associated with it except for this 419 poll.

    This is obviously another fake PDP poll. Shame on the PDP. How could a ruling party descend this low?

  • Joseph