Some residents of in Lagos State have explained why they did not participate in thr Local Government elections in Lagos State.
It was learnt that the poll is greeted with some degree of apathy in many areas like Ikorodu, Isolo, Abule Egba, Iyana Ipaja and many other parts of the metropolis
Some residents said they did not participate in the poll because of poor performance of political office holders.
The exercise is meant to produce chairmen and councillors for the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).
Speaking with newsmen, some people said that officials failed to fulfill previous campaign promises.
According to one Tunde Adediji, he only came out to observe but not to vote.
He said that all the roads in the area were bad and abandoned by the council.
In his own opinion,Yusuf Amuda said that Nigerians were losing interest in the system because of the government’s incompetence.
He said many political office holders in the area failed to deliver and usually disappear until the next election.
Lamenting, Miss Ronke Adegbenro condemned how dividends meant for all are shared among a few and members of ruling parties in Lagos State.
It was gathered the percentage of voters exercising their right is way below average