Thugs Reportedly Set INEC Office On Fire In Rivers State

at 03:16 PM, 31 Mar 15 (2 years ago)
(10087 | Hero) (m)
«§» 31 March 2015



Four days after the presidential and national assembly elections in Delta State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Emohua Local Government Area has been set on fire by unknown political thugs, damaging files and other sensitive items within the building.

According to witnesses, the building sited opposite the Agbon Secondary School, was newly constructed for the operations of the electoral umpire and was set ablaze between the hours of 6 and 7pm on Monday.

The witness who spoke on condition of anonymity, stated that the suspects stormed the premises through the back fence and broke into the office after chasing out the security guards and immediately set the building ablaze.

Though details of the damages could not be ascertained, when Vanguard visit the premises yesterday morning, it was gathered that an unspecified number of Permanent Voter’s Cards, PVCs were burnt while part of the roof was also affected.

Contacted, the state Police PRO, DSP Celestina Kalu denied the incident saying: “It is false, and I wonder who is carrying such rumours.”

Ethiope East is one of the areas in Delta Central Senatorial district whose results is being questioned for alleged irregularities by the Labour Party, LP.

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. proly on: Davido’s Uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke Shows Off His Dancing Skills @ Silverbird MOTY Awards(Vi
    Hahhaha this man no just wan hear at all... 5 mins ago ago
  2. Asterimou on: “I Am Keeping My Virginity For My Husband” — Nigerian Lady, Chinenye Nwaeze
    I PRAY THAT YOU FIND A GOOD MAN WHO WILL VALUE IT AND APPRECIATE HOW MUCH SACRIFICES YOU MADE. GOOD ... 29 mins ago ago
  3. Markeve on: Yobe Attack: List Of Missing Dapchi Girls Released, Real Number Revealed (See Full List)
    may God put an end to this boko haram problem.... 1 hr ago ago
  4. xspraise on: 80-year-old Alafin Of Oyo Welcomes A Set Of Twins With One Of His Young Wives (Photos)
    welhdone sir... 1 hr ago ago
  5. favourita on: Igbos Are Lazy Thinkers, Acting Strangely – Former Minister of Health, Prof A.B.C. Nwosu
    Idiot fellows ::) ::) :P... 1 hr ago ago