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Fire guts INEC headquarters in Enugu



The headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State was on Sunday night gutted by fire.

This incident is coming barely one week after the office in Obollo-Afor, Udenu was razed.

The office is located at number 1 Achi Street by Agric Bank Bus stop in Independence Layout, Enugu.

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The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Mohammed Aliyu, confirmed the incident.

Aliyu, who did not respond to further questions, said that he was still at the scene of the incident to rescue the structure from the disaster.

NAN gathered that both Enugu State and the Federal Fire Service were also doing everything possible to put the fire under control.

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Several calls made to INEC officials especially the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emeka Ononamadu, and the Public Relations Officer by NAN were not picked.

More details to follow as more facts emerge.