INEC Office Razed Down By Fire Six Days To General Elections

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The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State has been razed down by fire, less than one week to the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Plateau State INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, Osaretin Imahiyereobo, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, describing it a setback for the preparations for the general elections in the Local Government Area..

It was gathered that the fire outbreak was caused by a drunken security man.

The statement partly read, “The INEC office is completely burnt with all its content i.e Ballot Boxes, Generators serviced and filled with fuel, cubicles, newly printed electronic and manual Voters Register, uncollected PVCs, materials for the preparations of RAC and other materials yet to be identified.

“The management team led by the Administrative Secretary, Gbadamasi Rasheed are on their way to assess the situation.”

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