Reasons Nigeria youths decided not to partake in 2019 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections

NYSC members serving as ad-hoc officials at a polling unit in Abuja sleeping on duty as voters werent turning out to vote.
NYSC members serving as ad-hoc officials at a polling unit in Abuja sleeping on duty as voters werent turning out to vote.


NIGERIA: With the ongoing Governorship/State House of Assembly elections in Nigerian, Nigerian's are feced again with the task of electing the candidate whom they feel have the quality and the capability to look after their affairs without compromising.

But from reports gathered by our team from across various part of the nation, there where low turn out of voters in most polling unit and most of the absentees are the youth.

From observation some polling unit had as few as 5-7  voters while some had none.

 Youths engaging themselves in footballing activity on the day of election somewhere in Delta state. File photo: James Henry /EVB/
Youths engaging themselves in footballing activity on the day of election somewhere in Delta state. File photo: /James Henry /EVB team/

Some Nigeria  youth  Sees election day as one of those free working days in which  most of them  rather engage themselves in activities they feel is more important than going out there to waste their time for vote that won't count.

WHY HAVE THE YOUTHS DECIDED NOT TO VOTE ?

As some of this youths were asked why choose not to partake in the ongoing election, the reasons they gave were   worrisome which needs to be addressed sooner than later. 

Below are some of their reasons on social media.






With this comment from the youth can it be said that Nigeria youths have lost faith in the nation electoral process ?

If yes what is the future of Nigeria without the youth and what will become of a developing nation like nigeria when the youth have decided not to partake in her electoral process.

Article by :
Okeke George Chijioke. (Evolutionalblogs)

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