Opinion Poll Tips Olusola Oke To Win Ondo Guber Election

Alliance for Democracy (AD) candidate in Ondo, Chief Olusola Oke, may emerge tops in Saturday, November 26, 2016 governorship election in the state, if the outcome of an independent opinion poll conducted in the state to determine the possible choice of the people is anything to go by.

In the opinion poll, Oke was followed by APC's Rotimi Akeredolu and PDP's Jimoh Ibrahim in that order. Thirty-seven per cent of respondents across the state said they would prefer Oke to succeed Governor Segun Mimiko while 22 per cent opted for Akeredolu.

Sixteen percent of respondents went for businessman Jimoh Ibrahim, Dr Olu Agunloye of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) -14 per cent, while 11% said they were either undecided or indifferent.

The questionnaires were designed around the aspirations of four candidates considered to be leading contenders in the battle to succeed Governor Mimiko. They are Oke of AD, Akeredolu of APC, Ibrahim of Sheriff-led PDP faction and Agunloye of SDP.

According to ThisDay, In the opinion poll conducted across the three Senatorial districts in the state- Ondo Central, Ondo North and Ondo South - a total of 3000 respondents, were sampled. Their ages range from 25 to 55 years.

They were randomly picked across major towns in the three districts, with 1,400, the highest, coming from Ondo Central, which constitutes about 50 per cent of the voting population in the state.

Oke’s leading points, according to the poll, emerged from the view that he is a grassroots man with loads of integrity and one who can be trusted to deliver on his promises.