Faceless hoodlums burn down INEC office in Osun

Some unknown men have burnt down the INEC office in Ede South Local Government Area of Osun State.

Front view of the conference room affected by the fire (PHOTO CREDIT: Abdulqudus Ogundapo)

The incident was confirmed by Oluwaseun Osimosu, the PRO of the commission.

Osimosu told reporters that the Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in the state, Dr Mutiu Agboke, visited the scene of the incident to ascertain the extent of the damage.

In his company was the Divisional Police Office in Ede South council area.

Confirming the attack, Mr. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, said the Commission is aware of the attack.

“The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Osun, Dr Mutiu Agboke, has reported that our office in Ede South local government area was attacked and set ablaze.

“The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning (Thursday) when some unidentified persons attacked the building and set a portion of it ablaze.

“Fortunately, the damage to the facility was limited to a section of the building, while only some furniture were destroyed.

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