Fire Guts INEC Office In Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Akwa Ibom State has been gutted by fire, less than 24 hours to the governorship and House of Assembly elections.

The immediate cause of fire at the INEC office located at Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of the state, remains unknown, but information had it that the fire started around 2:00 a.m. early Friday morning.

Sensitive election materials, including card readers were said to have been destroyed by the fire.