Poor turnout of people at the 2015 Lagos Carnival marred
the event staged on Saturday at the historical Tafawa
Balewa Square on the island.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, dignitaries and
fun seekers at the event expressed disappointment that in
spite of the publicity given it, the turnout was unimpressive.
The attendees, who also complained of lateness in starting
the carnival, which they attributed to the current traffic
jams across the Lagos metropolis as a result of the
lingering fuel scarcity in the country.
Lagosians were treated to a nice display of creative
costumes and entertaining dances.
One of the major attractions was a man who painted
himself in attractive colours. Many stared at him because of