There was a fire incident today, Thursday September 10,2020 at the Ondo State Head Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, the state capital.
The inferno is said to have gutted the container housing Smart Card Readers.
Men of the Fire Service however rose to the occasion and were able to contain the fire.
National Commissioner, Barrister Festus Okoye, who is in Ondo State in connection with preparations for the Ondo State Governorship election scheduled for 10th October 2020, rushed to the office at about 8pm.
Barrister Okoye said investigation into the cause of the fire will commence promptly.
More details later…