Fire razes INEC office, consumes sensitive materials for Saturday elections

Two container loads of election materials in Awka Anambra state, have reportedly caught fire on Tuesday at the INEC office close to the Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka.

The cause of the fire outbreak is unknown as men of the fire service were seen battling to put out the fire.

The fire was said to have started around 2pm when members of staff had gone for a stakeholders meeting in preparation for the elections.

The materials affected were said to be card readers meant for the elections.

As at the time of filing the report, the cause of the fire remains unknown.

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