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REVEALED: How Peter Obi, South East Gave PDP More Votes Than Atiku’s North-East In 2019

Peter Obi, the Peoples Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, contributed significantly to the party’s votes in the previous presidential election in the South-East region.

In the South-East, the main opposition party received more votes than the All Progressives Congress, which ended up winning the election.

In the North-East, where Atiku Abubakar, the PDP’s presidential contender for 2019, hails from, the party received less votes than in the South-East.

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Following Obi’s resignation from the party, there are concerns that the main opposition party may struggle to gain those votes in the 2023 presidential race.

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Recall that Obi stated that he was dumping the PDP because the party had made it impossible for him to continue to contribute to nation-building on its platform.

The PDP in 2019, with Obi as its Vice Presidential Candidate, garnered 1,693,485 votes (75 per cent) from the five states of the South-East; and 1,255,357 votes (27.5 per cent) from the North-East.

On the other hand, the APC polled 403,968 votes (19 per cent) in the South-East and 3,238,783 votes (67.5 per cent) in the North-East.

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PDP in 2023 would be hoping to capture the support of the South-East to emerge victorious in the forthcoming election.

 

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