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Ambode Leads as the race for best governor in Nigeria continues

Mr Akinwunmi Ambode the Lagos State Governor is leading other contenders in the race for the top performing governor in Nigeria organised by African Leadership Magazine.

According to, the poll, tagged ‘Good Governance Polls for Nigeria’s Top Performing Governor’ started two weeks ago with Governor Ambode maintaining the lead with increased 36.1 percent of the total vote casts, while Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State closely trailed with 25 percent

According to its organisers, the Poll 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.

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

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai sits in the fifth position with 5 percent, while as at press time, voting is still ongoing and is expected to close in the next four days.