Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Imo state INEC office set on fire a day after Anambra's branch was razed too

A day after a branch of INEC office in Anambra state was gutted by fire -- reports say fire set to a bush near by extended to the building, suspected political thugs have now set ablaze the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission at Orlu in Imo State.

The incident, which happened in the early hours of Monday, had caused serious confusion in the state.

According to reports, the fire wreaked havoc on the INEC secretariat before it was put out.

It was learnt that the inferno destroyed the electoral umpire’s sensitive documents.

The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the Commissioner of Police, Olaniyi Fafowora, has ordered an investigation into the incident.