February 4, 2023



One other INEC workplace set ablaze

The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee INEC has stated, one other INEC workplace situated in Iboko has been set ablaze Izzi Native Authorities Space, Ebonyi state.

Nationwide Commissioner & Chairman Info and Voter Training Committee, Festus Okoye in a press release stated the incident occurred round 10.00am on Sunday November 27, 2022, when some unidentified individuals set all the constructing ablaze.

Okoye said that the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ebonyi state, Mrs Onyeka Pauline Ugochi, reported that INEC Izzi Native Authorities Space workplace situated in Iboko, was set ablaze this morning.

“Though no casualties resulted from the assault, the principle constructing and all of the movable and immovable objects inside it had been destroyed.

“These embrace 340 poll containers, 130 voting cubicles, 14 electrical energy turbines, giant water storage tanks, assorted workplace furnishings and fixtures and but to be decided portions of Everlasting Voters’ Playing cards (PVCs).

“The eye of the Nigeria Police Drive and different safety businesses has been drawn to the incident and have commenced investigation.

“That is the third assault on our Native Authorities workplace in lower than three weeks following comparable assaults on our places of work in Ogun and Osun States on tenth November 2022,” the assertion stated.

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