March 20, 2019

Osun 2018: PDP floors ruling APC in online poll

The main opposition political party in Osun state and largest political party in Africa, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in an online poll organized by a card-carrying member of APC, Hon Mustapha Mudasir Ayanfe.

An Ejigbo-born social media commentator is also the coordinator of the social media team of APC in the state known as Progressive e-Group.

In a 24-hour online opinion poll, it was said that the exercise was organised to test the acceptability of the political parties in the state among the populace ahead of gubernatorial election holding on September 22nd, 2018.

The ruling party APC polled 1,023votes while the opposition party (PDP) polled 1,187 votes which represents 48% and 52% respectively.

It would be recalled that the ruling APC started her severe defeats in the state in 2015 during the election to the National Assembly in Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency, followed by April 9, 2016 Ife Central State Constituency by-election where APC came 3rd behind PDP and Accord Party.

Then, the July 7 by-election in Osun West Senatorial District that produced Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke.

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