BREAKING: INEC Begins Investigation Into Headquarters Fire Outbreak

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed to unravel the circumstances that resulted in the fire incident that gutted an annex of its headquarters in Abuja on Friday morning, assuring however that the damage was very minimal.

For the intervention of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, the headquarters of the electoral umpire would have been reduced to rubbles by the fire incident that completely razed the building housing the Election and Party Monitoring Department and the Media Centre before it was extinguished.

Only recently, fire outbreaks have continued to wreak havoc following such incidences at the Accountant General office popularly called Treasury House and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) all located in the FCT Abuja.

However, reacting to the incident while speaking to newsmen, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, blamed the fire outbreak on electrical surge, assuring that there was however no cause for alarm.

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