JUST IN: Fire engulfs card readers in Anambra again

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Abideen Muhammed

It was gathered that two offices of INEC were engulfed in fire outbreak which is less than a week to 2019 election. This kept the citizens in a palpable fear.

Fire on Tuesday, January 12, 2019 at 2.30 pm gutted a container at the Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Awka, Anambra State.

The container, it was gathered, contained card readers.

Staff of the Commission fled their offices.

As of the time of filing the story, firefighters were still battling to put off the fire.

Security operatives, including army and police thronged the Secretariat to assist.

However, no INEC official was ready to talk to the press.

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