Breaking: Abuja INEC office guts fire
The headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja has been gutted by fire.
The fire started minutes before noon and personnel of the Federal Fire Service had already mobilized to the scene in an effort to out out the inferno.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed the incident.
He said, “Yes, it’s true, there was a fire. I’m going to the office to find out what happened. I will get back to you.”
This brings to three government offices gutted by fire in as many week following the first case Office of the Accountant General of the Federation and the office of the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC.
All the offices are in Abuja.