INEC reacts as fire guts Ondo headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to fire incident at its Ondo headquarters on Thursday

The fire destroyed no fewer than 5,000 card readers meant for the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State. However, no life was lost.

Reacting, Prof. Festus Okoye, the INEC National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education expressed shock at the incident.

He described the fire incident as a setback, but noted that it would not affect the conduct of the governorship election.

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Okoye added that investigation would be carried out to ascertain the cause of the incident.

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