The National Assembly elections of Saturday, April 9, 2011 have come and gone but the ripples generated are still obvious to see. There is no doubting the fact that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was shocked in the Southwest and is very much aware of the potent threat that General Muhammadu Buhari of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) poses to the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.
Without being sentimental, it is safe to say that it will be difficult for any candidate to win in the first round. General Muhammadu Buhari is obviously loved by the masses in the north and under free and fair elections devoid of rigging he should have an overwhelming lead in the North. The same holds true for President Goodluck Jonathan in the South-East and South-South. The Southwest is firmly in the grip of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and its presidential candidate Nuhu … Read More