Following a fire outbreak, the INEC, Independent National Electoral Commission, have established facts that over 4,695 Smart Card Readers have been burnt down in the fire that occurred in its office in Awka state and Anambra on Tuesday 12th, 2019.
National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, has issued this in a statement saying;
There has been no fatality reported at this time.
However, the incident is indeed a setback to the commission’s preparation for the smooth conduct of the elections in Anambra and Akwa Ibom. Nevertheless, paramount steps are underway to enhance the situation.
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