Politics Nigerians are not Interested in Voting, Cries Jega


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#INEC Chairman #Attahiru #Jega said on Wednesday in #Calabar that there was still an intolerable high degree of apathy and low level of participation in the electoral process in the country.

Speaking at the opening of a two-day retreat of the National Inter-Agency Advisory Committee on Voter Education and Publicity Jega said this was inspite of the enormous resources to voter and civic education being committed by the commission and other bodies.

“In our elections, there is still a high degree of apathy, an intolerably high percentage of voided votestraceable to limited knowledge and awareness, too few females are participating in elections as candidates and other disadvantage groups still feel left out of the process,” he said.

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