2023: Jonathan floors Tinubu on Twitter poll amid speculated second coming


Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has floored the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a viral presidential poll conducted by netizens on a microblogging website, Twitter.

This is coming at a time the race for elective positions in 2023 has thickened, with a lot of speculations about the candidates for the next presidential election.

The clamour for Jonathan’s return is reportedly widespread among members of the ruling party where Tinubu has declared his intention to run for president and also in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he (Jonathan) presently belongs.

Latching on the rumored comeback of Jonathan, popular Nigerian Twitter Influencer Dr. Harvey Funmilayo, conducted a poll to measure opinions of Nigerians on Jonathan’s likey comeback in comparison with Tinubu who has kickstarted a presidential campaign in the country.

“So I’m seeing this shocking hashtag saying #GEJisComing …It’s really surprising to say the least. But let’s do a quick online vote. IF it comes down to just two men- Tinubu and GEJ- who has your vote? RT if you will vote GEJ.Like if you will vote Tinubu. Pass this on.” He posted.

In the aforesaid poll, the former president garnered 2977 retweets while Tinubu had only 693 likes.

Meanwhile, the hashtag, #GEJisComing and the result of the poll have continued to generate varying reactions from Nigerians on the social media space, many of whom assert that Jonathan is the unifier needed to lead the country while others are skeptical of his return.

On the other side, some Nigerians are kicking against Tinubu’s presidential aspirations due to his failing health while his supporters believe he’s fit for the 2023 feat.

Here are some of the popular reactions to Jonathan’s second coming on Twitter: