Niger Commissioner decries voter apathy


The Niger state Commissioner of Budget and Planning Commission, Alhaji Mamman Musa, has attributed the low turnout of voters during the local government chairmanship elections to lack of proper sensitisation of the electorate.

He said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after casting his vote at the Baban Dabo Primary School in Maikunkele, Bosso Local Government Area of the state.

NAN report that the Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) is conducting Local Government chairmanship and councilors elections across the 25 local government areas of the state.

Musa commended the NSIEC for early arrival of electoral materials and the security personnel for ensuring peaceful conduct of election in the area.

“The NSIEC officials arrived at the polling…



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