Critical Times News : INEC office on fire in Imo

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INEC office on fire in Imo


The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ngor Okpuala local government area of Imo state is currently on fire.

Suspected hoodlums were said to have invaded the place while electoral officials were collating results of the governorship and state assembly elections.

An INEC official, who preferred anonymity, told TheCable that the suspected thugs broke into the place around 2pm.

She said they overpowered the local security guard there before setting the place on fire.
Policemen quickly moved in and guarded the electoral materials while the officials where taken to the INEC head office in Imo, where they are currently collating the results.

Francis Ezeonu, Imo resident electoral commissioner, told TheCable that the election was compromised in the area.

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