Another INEC office set ablaze in Enugu




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Barely one week after the headquarters of the Commission (INEC) was set ablaze in , the capital of State, another office of the commission in Igboeze council area of the state, has been razed by hoodlums.

It was learnt that the office situated at Ibeagwa town, was attacked Sunday night by invaders who set the at about 11 pm.

The was said have succeeded in burning one of the rooms in the office before it was put out by the state service.


Efforts speak the INEC Resident Commissioner, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu and the INEC spokesman in , Pius Eze failed as calls put phones were responded to.


However, State Chief Fire , Engr. Okwudili Ohaa confirmed the incident to newsmen.

According to Ohaa, “There was a fire at INEC Office, Ibagwa in -Eze Local Area late last night.

“We responded promptly, the is under control and we have extinguished the fire.”

Ohaa added that it was only one room that was affected by the fire.

The that the latest incident was the third INEC office to be attacked and burnt by hoodlums in less than one month in Enugu State.

The first casualty was that of Orba in Udenu Local Area where extensive damage was recorded.

The State INEC headquarters in Enugu was later attacked where six Hilux vans were razed.

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