The latest poll conducted by NOI Polls, a West
Africa’s leading polling services organisation, shows
that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost some of
his supporters in the last month.
Buhari’s approval rating for June has plummeted to
39% from the 48% he received in May, This Day
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The results of the poll were made available to the
reporters, in Abuja.
It indicates the lowest approval rating started 13
months ago. The president’s rating was highest in
October, peaking at 80%.
“This latest score represents a 9-point decline when
compared to the rating in May which stood at 48%, the
In February, President Buhari’s rating, according to
the poll, stood at 57%.
The economic analyst told journalists that there is no
doubt that the economy is currently facing a lot of
The report also disclosed a decline in the approval of
the country’s leader across 5 geopolitical zones,
when compared to the month of May.
“The North-east, zone with 59%. On the other hand the
South-east and South-south zones had the least approval
rating of 8% and 24% respectively ,” it added.
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Buhari’s rating on sectoral bases showed that
Nigerians were discontented in the areas of conflict
resolution, agriculture and food security with scores
of 28 and 21 % correspondingly.
This came just several days after the president while
reacting to reports from a recent survey which
showed that his approval ratings have fallen claimed
that Nigerians still love him.
A national survey by the Centre for Democracy and
Development entitled the Buharimeter Report, had
said: “We can also infer that there are still gaps between
campaign promises, public expectations, government
policies and actions. These need to be aligned properly