Ambode leads poll of Nigeria’s performing governors

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is leading others in a poll organised by the African Leadership Magazine to determine Nigeria’s top performing governor.

Tagged “Good Governance Polls for Nigeria’s Top Performing Governor” the poll started two weeks ago with Ambode maintaining the lead with increased 36.1 percent of the total vote casts.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, is closely trailing Governor Ambode with 25 percent.

The poll, according to its organisers, was designed by the group as part of its strategic engagement tool to monitor performance and gauge the mood of the electorates in Nigeria in line with its objective of providing credible information and support to leaders in Nigeria and Africa at large.

An overwhelming 35 percent popularity rating for Ambode, among other governors, clearly shows his popularity as he continues to deliver good governance, promoting infrastructural development and people-centred policies that better the lives of the people of Lagos.

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, is in the third place with 8.8 percent, while Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is in the fourth position with 7.9 percent of the total vote cast.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, sits in the fifth position with 5 percent.

Voting is still ongoing and is expected to close in the next four days.