BREAKING: Thugs set INEC office ablaze

Thugs set the INEC office at Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State ablaze on Sunday.

The Chief Fire Officer in Enugu State, Chief Okwudili Ohaa, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Enugu.

Ohaa said that a distress call was received by the Enugu State Fire Service at about 1.30 a.m.

“As usual, when we received the distress call our trucks and men at Ozalla Station quickly moved to the scene.

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“We equally mobilised fire engines and firefighters from Enugu metropolis.

“Our prompt intervention saved the entire complex as only one office room was affected in the raging fire before it was extinguished,’’ he said.

There are feelers that the arsonists climbed through the perimeter fence to gain access to the INEC complex. Efforts to get the police and INEC officials to speak on the incident proved unsuccessful as they did not pick their calls.

There are feelers that the arsonists climbed through the perimeter fence to gain access to the INEC complex. Efforts to get the police and INEC officials to speak on the incident proved unsuccessful as they did not pick their calls

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