The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State has been gutted by fire. Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the police in Anambra State confirmed the incident on Sunday 2nd January, 2020. He said the fire started from a nearby bush set ablaze by residents.
He said, “At about 12:30pm on Sunday, there was another fire incident at INEC office Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
The Police patrol team led by DPO Ogidi Division rushed to the scene and fire Service department was contacted. The fire purportedly emanated from bush burning. Though, the extent of damages done yet to be determined.
Thus, John B.Abang, the Commissioner of Police, has ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.