One word used to
describe Nigeria's President, Muhhammadu Buhari when he
declared to run against Goodluck
Jonathan in the 2015 elections was analogue. But today
that description no longer fits. Buhari has embraced the
digital age, and of course the social media. No, wonder
when it comes to Twitter the man who was once described
as achaiac is the Master of the Game. Buhari joined
Twitter December 2014, and is the most popular
Presidential Candidate with more than 1.65M followers.
His Verified account is @MBuhari MBuhari
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubarka has always had an appealing and approachable personality. On Twitter he could have afforded to add his impressive resume and crowd of accomplishments, but the Waziri Adamawa who is the Presidential Candidate of the People's Democratic Party, simply describes himself as a dad, businessman and philanthropist. He joined Twiiter, August 2010 , four clear years before Buhari. Is Atiku a man ahead of his time ? .With 1.57M Follower, he is almost on the heels of the incumbent President. His most popular tweet was sent out after he won the PDP Primaries in Port Harcourt, and was the most retweeted tweet of all time at 9.5K retweets.
2019 presidential candidate of ACPNHOPE, Oby Ezekwesili, whose verified account is @obyezeks is making an impressive show with 787K. She joined Twitter in April 2009. Her best tweet was on October 8, 2018, “ We are not stuck with #APCPDP. We have THE ALTERNATIVE. #Hope2019 #Oby4President #IComeWithHope.” This tweet had 1.2K retweets
Former Governor of Cross River State and Presidential Candidate, Social Democratic Party, Donald Duke, like Oby Ezekweli joined Twitter April 2009. He has 84.5K followers. September 18, 2018, he tweeted, “INEC bans phones and cameras at polling stations. QED, let the rigging begin.” This was his best so far . He got 2,158K Retweets.
self-described on Twitter as Husband. Dad. Nation
Builder, Leadership Expert. Business
Consultant & Presidential Candidate Alliance for New
Nigeria joined Twitter in March 2010. His Verified
account is @feladurotoye. His tweet of Jul 17, 2018,
“For me, the goal is not just about getting into office
but to also trigger a landslide of GOOD PEOPLE in
GOVERNMENT who can deliver GOOD GOVERNANCE at ALL LEVELS
to take the best decisions on behalf of everyone so that
together, we will build a #NewNigeria,” is his best so
far, and had 556 retweets.
(C) Planet Leadership World Resources, 2018