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Public expresses opinion on Buhari's 100 days

16 September 2015, 15:39

Lagos - Latest snap poll results suggest that amid the mixed reactions which have followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s first 100 days in office, a slight majority have approved his performance.

According to NOIPolls, which conducted the survey, 60 percent of Nigerians have appraised the President’s tenure positively thus far.

Some Nigerians (12 percent), on the other hand think he has performed ‘poorly’ since his inauguration in May 29.

Still in the bid to appraise the President’s performance in his first 100 days, Nigerians rated the performance of the President as ‘good’ in key areas such as ‘security’ (62 percent), ‘power’ (61 percent); ‘fuel availability’ (68 percent) and ‘anti-corruption’ (48 percent).

However, slightly more than half of Nigerians (54 percent) interviewed think the President has performed ‘poorly’ in terms of ‘job creation’.

Also read: 800 Nigerians killed in 100 days of Buhari’s presidency

“This perception is in no doubt driven by the increasing level of unemployment in the country; for instance, unemployment rate in Nigeria increased to 8,2 percent in the second quarter of 2015, from 7,5 percent in the first quarter of 2015, and from 6,4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014,” NOIPolls stated.

Following this appraisal, a larger proportion of Nigerians (39 percent) surveyed expect to see improvement in ‘job creation’ in the country within the next 6 months with the  majority of respondents in this category aged between 26 – 35 years.

The opinion poll was conducted in the week of September 7.

It involved telephone interviews of a random nationwide sample. A total of 1 000 randomly selected phone-owning Nigerians aged 18 years and above, representing the six geopolitical zones in the country, were interviewed.

“With a sample of this size, we can say with 95 percent confidence that the results obtained are statistically precise - within a range of plus or minus 3 percent,” NOIPolls stated.

- CAJ News


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