The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) workplace within the Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State has been set ablaze by gunmen.
The Chief Fire Officer in Enugu State, Okwudili Ohaa, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu.
Ohaa mentioned a misery name was obtained by the Enugu State Fire Service round 1.30 am on Sunday.
“As usual, when we received the distress call, our trucks and men at Ozalla station quickly moved to the scene.
“We equally mobilised fire engines and fire fighters from Enugu metropolis.
“Our prompt intervention saved the entire complex as only one office room was affected in the raging fire before it was extinguished,” he mentioned.
Ohaa mentioned the short response of fireside fighters gave credence to the institution of fireside stations in native authorities areas by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Some unknown gunmen had earlier within the yr attacked the INEC Headquarters in Enugu State and likewise the INEC workplace within the Udenu Local Government Area of the state.