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Fire Razes INEC Office In Ibadan

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Fire Razes INEC Office In Ibadan

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Oyo State has confirmed a fire incident at its Ibadan South East Local Government Area Office.

According to a statement issued in Ibadan by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Adeniran Tella, and made available to newsmen, the fire occurred around 10.30 am on Friday.

 

Fire Razes INEC Office In Ibadan

 

The REC stated that the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained but was assumed to have been triggered by power surge.

He also stated that no life was lost, adding that only logistic materials got burnt.

Tella added that the incident did not affect the Saki West State Constituency re-run election coming up on February 3.

“No life was lost but for the logistic materials that got burnt, it will not affect the Saki/West State Constituency re-run election coming up on Saturday, February 3, 2024,” he stated

Recall that INEC would also conduct re-run and bye-elections simultaneously in nine states on Saturday, February 3, 2024.

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