INEC OFFICE IN UDENU LGA ENUGU STATE SET ABLAZE

Office of the independent National Electoral Commission
INEC in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu state has been set ablaze.

The incident took place at night on Thursday 13th May 2021 lead to the distribution of valuable materials in the office as the office building was extensively damaged while electoral materials and office equipment were destroyed.

Efforts by the Enugu State Fire Service to contain the inferno did not yield results.

This is the third incident involving INEC’s Local Government offices in three States in less than two weeks.

INEC national commissioner for information, Festus Okoye says the Commission will convene an emergency meeting with all the Resident Electoral Commissioners on Wednesday 19th May 2021 in Abuja ahead of a meeting with security agencies to put an end to the increasing rate of attacks on INEC facilities.

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