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Tragedy:Fire Destroy INEC Office In Enugu

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Tragedy:Fire Destroy INEC Office In Enugu

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Obollo-Afor, Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State has been razed by midnight fire.

The cause of the fire, which  occurs late on Thursday is not known yet.

The fire incident confirms in a statement by the Enugu State police spokesman, Daniel Ndukwe, titled ‘Fire incident at INEC office in Obollo-Afor: CP orders the conduct of the thorough investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire outbreak and damages incurred’.

The statement also  notes that the combine efforts of the state fire service, residents, and security agencies prevented the fire from razing other offices.

Part of statement read is, “Following a distress call received at Udenu Police Divisional Headquarters of Enugu State Command on 13/05/2021 at about 2140hrs, alleging that there was fire outbreak at the Obollo-Afor Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Udenu L.G.A. of the State,

However Mohammed Aliyu, the Commissioner of Police,  has ordered the cordoning off of the scene and launch of a thorough investigation to further ascertain the actual cause of the fire outbreak and damages incurred.

Written by: Esther Godwin

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