Enugu state head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been attacked and set ablaze.

INEC headquarters Abuja while confirming the incident says
Some unidentified persons overpowered the security personnel on duty around 9.00pm and tried to set the entire building ablaze.

The attention of the security agencies as well as the Federal and State Fire Services in Enugu was drawn to the unfolding situation and they responded swiftly.

The attackers set the foyer ablaze, vandalised some offices in the main building and caused extensive damage to some of the Commission’s movable assets within the premises.

Six utilility pick up vehicles (Toyota Hilux) were burnt down while two more were smashed and damaged.

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