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Fire Engulfs INEC Office, Destroys PVCs, Ballot Boxes ,Documents

Fire Engulfs INEC Office, Destroys PVCs, Ballot Boxes ,Documents {Pictures}

10 February 2019 National News News


The Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in Quan Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State has been gutted by Fire.

Confirming the incident, the head of publicity and voter education of INEC in the state Mr Osaretin Imahiyerobou said the incident will cause a major setback to the general elections in the Local Government.

Mr Imahiyeroubo said materials lost to the fire include ballot boxes, generator sets with fuel, cubicles, newly printed electronic and manual voter registers and uncollected PVCs among other materials yet to be identified.

He said the security man on duty was too drunk to raise an alarm when the fire started.

The management team led by the INEC Administrative Secretary, Gbadamasi Rasheed is on the way to assess the situation.

Fire Engulfs INEC Office, Destroys PVCs, Ballot Boxes ,Documents

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