As we move towards the 2023 presidential election slated for February 25, 2023 it is going to be a straight fight among the 3 major contenders in PDP, APC and Labour candidate.
The entry of Peter Obi has changed the equation and included Labour party into the battle. The battle will be decide by the north as Obi and Tinubu will share the votes from south.
In Southwest, APC will win majority of the votes with Labour party coming 2nd. PDP will come 3rd.
Labour party will win southeast. In southsouth it will be a straight battle between Labour and PDP. Labour will win Rivers, Delta and Cross River states while APC will hold down Edo. PDP will have edge in Akwa Ibom, and Bayelsa states.
In north central, Labour party will win in FCT and Plateau state. Benue will be shared between PDP and Labour. Kwara and Niger states will go to APC while Kogi state is undecided. Nasrawa state will split between Labour and APC but APC may have a slight majority.
North east will have PDP win Adamawa, Bauchi and Taraba states. APC will win Borno and Yobe. PDP and APC will share Gombe state.
The key battle political zone is north west.
This is the zone with the highest number of votes. Kano, Kaduna, Kebbi and Katsina states have massive votes. Kano is a key battle ground between APC, NNPP and Labour. Katsina will fall for APC. Kebbi may go to PDP. Sokoto is PDP and Labour. Jigawa is APC. Kaduna will fall for Labour if the election is peaceful. Zamfara state will be shared between APC and PDP.
Because political variables are not constant, we shall continue to review this prediction from time to time and by January 2023, Akelicious will predict and project the possible winner of the presidential election that will hold on February 25, 2023.