November 28, 2022

November 28, 2022

INEC Office Set Ablazed By Hoodlums In Ogun

Some suspected hoodlums have set on fire an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Iyana Mortuary, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Recall that the hoodlums, numbering about eight, had scaled the perimeter fence, jumped into the premises and set the INEC building on fire from the back. They were said to have soaked loaves of bread with petrol and threw same into the building at different angles to light up the INEC office. It was learnt that the security guard at the facility, Azeez Hamzat, made a distress call to the police around 1 a.m., saying the facility was on fire. The police from Ibara division were said to have mobilized detectives to the scene, while contacting fire fighters, who raced to the scene to put out the fire. It was gathered that the store, the Registration Area Officer’s office and the conference room were affected by the inferno.

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