Reports reaching NEWSPADI’s desk has it that the Independent Electoral Commission office has been engulfed in a mysterious fire in Qua’an Pan local government area of Plateau State.

Plateau State INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, Osaretin Imahiyereobo who confirmed the incident report, explained that it was caused by a drunken security man.

The time of this incident was not made known, but Osaretin described the incident as a setback for the preparations for the general elections in the Local Government Area.

He stated that: “the office is completely burnt with all its content i.e Ballot Boxes, Generators serviced and filled with fuel, cubicles, newly printed electronic and manual Voters Register, uncollected PVCs, materials for the preparations of RAC and other materials yet to be identified.

“The management team led by the Administrative Secretary, Gbadamasi Rasheed are on their way to assess the situation.”

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