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JUST IN: Fire Razes INEC Office In Abuja

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There was a fire outbreak at the Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission was on Friday.

Fire Razes INEC Office In Abuja
Fire Razes Office In

This is coming days after the Corporate Affairs Commission office and the Treasury building was gutted by fire.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed the incident.

The fire outbreak affected the office of INEC’s Director of Voter Registry, Emmanuel Akem.

Fire Razes INEC Office In Abuja
Fire Razes INEC Office In Abuja

INEC said, “The fire started at about 10:30am and was quickly put out by a combined team of firefighters from the Federal Fire Service and the FCT Fire Service; assisted by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency.

“Apart from office equipment and the personal effects of the Voter Registry Director which were lost to the fire incident, the operational capacity of the commission has not in any way been affected.”

The cause of the fire is being investigated and expected to be made public in due course

Adelowo Adegboyega
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