The office of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, in Awka, the Anambra State capital is currently on fire.
All the smart card readers got burnt, two container loads of card readers machine have caught fire at the INEC office close to the Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka.
We observes that helpless staff of the commission and other people gathered at the scene to watch the raging fire doing damage to the property within the office.
The fire inside the Anambra State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, started at about 2:10 pm.
The fire allegedly started from a container bearing election materials dispatched to the centre earlier.
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