A section of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) complex in Abuja has been gutted by fire.
The Cable reports that the director of publicity and voter education of the INEC, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, confirmed the incident on Friday, April 17.
Royalng gathered that he said the fire only affected the office of the director of the election and party monitoring in the building.
He said: ”Yes, there was a fire incident. Fortunately, we have a fire unit in the office. It was put out. Some equipment and correspondence were affected. But sensitive material was affected.”
It would be recalled that there have been cases of fire outbreaks at government offices lately.
A part of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) headquarters in Abuja was gutted by fire on Wednesday, April 15.
A section of the office of the accountant-general of the federation was also razed by fire some days ago.
The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said it successfully extinguished the fire outbreak at the office of the AGF.
More details to come