Breaking: Fire engulfs INEC office in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission Media Centre in Abuja has been burnt down by fire on Friday morning, NewsNigeria reports.

As at the time of this report, we have sketchy information of the incident. It is gathered that Mr. Festus Okoye, the The National Commissioner and Chairman of NEC Information and Voter Education Committee, had verified the incident to The Punch Newspaper.

Confirming the incident to the Punch on Friday Morning, He said “Yes, it’s true, there was a fire. I’m going to the office to find out what happened. I will get back to you.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), set up in 1998, is the electoral body which oversees elections in Nigeria.

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