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INEC OFFICE IN ENUGU STATE SET ABLAZE BY HOODLUMS


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Some yet-to-be arsonists have incinerated an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State.
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This development was confirmed in a brief statement on Monday by INEC’s National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye Esq.
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Mr Okoye disclosed that the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Enugu State, Mr. Emeka Ononamadu, reported that INEC’s Igboeze North Local Government Area office had been b¥rnt.
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According to the REC, the attack happened at about 11.48pm on Sunday the 3rd of July, 2022. The arsonists are said to have overpowered the security guards, forced their way into the premises and set the building abl@ze.
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Although no casualties were reported, 748 ballot boxes, 240 voting cubicles, office furniture and equipment were destr#yed in spite of the best effort of the Enugu State Fire Service deployed from Nsukka.

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