Apathy trails Lagos council elections as residents shun voting


There was very low turnout of voters on Saturday in Lagos as the state held elections to fill all the chairmanship and councillorship positions across the 20 local government and 37 local council development areas of the state.

Though, residents obeyed the movement restriction order by the state government, they shunned voting, which was the reason for the restriction.

They said they did not believe in the local government administration not only in Lagos State but across the federation as the government which is constitutionally described to be the nearest to the people is in reality look like not in existence according to them.

They said to go and exercise their voting right as far as…

Source: Nigerian Tribune