Apathy expressed in low turnout of voters was evident in Adamawa State Saturday, the day scheduled for election of chairmen and councillors for the 21 local government areas of the state.
The election started behind schedule in Yola and its environs, and as the day wore on, it became evident that voters were not enthusiastic, as only a handful turned up at polling units visited.
There was restriction to vehicular movement, but commercial motorcycles defied the order and found their way around, conveying residents who went about their businesses as if the election was a no-issue.
Sen Aishatu Ahmed Binani, who got into the Senate in May for the Adamawa Central District under All Progressives Congress (APC), complained about the low turnout.
Speaking of her impression of the poll…