Our Office in Enugu Set Ablaze…INEC

…attack to our facility depressing…

The independent national electoral commission says its office in Awgu local govt area, Enugu state has been attacked and sets ablaze on Sunday by gunmen.

Enugu INEC office razed

A statement by INEC national commissioner and chairman, information and voter education, Festus Okoye says The resident electoral Commissioner, Emeka Ononamadu reported the incident which result to extensive damage to mainly the stores section where election materials were kept.

Okoye explains that all movable election materials had been evacuated following recent attacks on oloffices in the State and no casualties occured during the incident.

He notes that The identity or motives of attackers are unknown while the incident has been reported to the Nigeria Police Force for further investigation.

The Commission commends the prompt response of the security agencies, the Enugu State Fire Service and the Awgu Local Government Neighbourhood Watch.