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Despite the fact that it is playing an opposition role in the physical realm of things in Nigeria , the People Democratic Party has defeated the ruling party ,the All Progressives Congress in the followership drive on Twitter .
The PDP as of the time of filing this report had 790,000 followers while it followed 942 tweeps .
The PDP on its verified Twitter account @ officiakPDPNig was opened in 2016 and had not stopped using the Twitter handle despite the suspension by the Federal Government .
The APC with its verified account @official APCNIg had 475,000 followers while it followed only 83 tweeps .
The APC Twitter account was created in 2018 and had last used it in June shortly before the suspension .
PLATFORM TIMES however observed that there are various accounts opened in the names of the two major political parties for other purposes which have more followers than the official accounts.