INEC has given an update on the things damaged after its office in the Ogun local government was set on fire by bandits.
The INCE’s council of information and voter education, Okoye Festus during an emergency
the meeting said that almost uncollected PVCs were burned in the fire.
He said in a statement;
“The resident electoral commissioner (REC) for Ogun state, Dr. Niyi Ijalaiye, reported that our office in Abeokuta South local government area was attacked and set ablaze.
“The incident occurred around 1.15am when some unidentified persons overpowered the security personnel on duty and set the entire building ablaze.
“The main building and all the commission’s movable assets in the office were destroyed. They include 904 ballot boxes, 29 voting cubicles, 30 megaphones, 57 election bags, 8 electric power generators and 65,699 uncollected permanent voters cards (PVCs).”
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