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NIGERIA ELECTIONS: INEC Office burnt down

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An office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Imo state has been set ablaze by suspected hoodlums.

“Our office at Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo state was razed down by fire by unknown persons in the early hours of today,” an official of the Commission, Emmanuella Opara told Channels TV station.


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Emmanuella stressed on Monday that the commission is yet to ascertain the level of damage.
Meanwhile, there was tension at a Senatorial result collation centre in Orlu in the early hours of Monday.

Police officers reportedly opened teargas cannisters to disperse a disparaged mob.
The people were said to have been angered by the announcement by the returning officer.


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