10 September 2020 by Kayode Oyedare
Fire broke out this evening at the Ondo State Head Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Akure.
The inferno, which gutted the container housing the Smart Card Readers, started at 7.30 pm.
Men of the Federal Fire Service are however containing the fire.
National Commissioner of INEC Mr. Festus Okoye, who is in Ondo State in connection with preparations for the Governorship election scheduled for 10th October 2020, rushed to the office at about 8pm.
Mr Okoye said investigation into the cause of the fire will commence promptly after the fire has been contained.