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6 vehicles burnt as hoodlums set Enugu INEC headquarters on fire

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Five Hilux Vehicles were completely burnt as unidentified hoodlums set fire on the Enugu headquarters of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Sunday night.

A sixth vehicle which also caught fire was partially rescued by the State Fire service.

Our source said the invaders had set fire on one of the major officees which was put out by the fire service.

It was learnt that a three seater chair in the office and a few minor things were burnt before the fire was stopped.

The attack happened around 10pm on Sunday, 16th May, 2021.

The hoodlums numbering about seven in number reportedly stormed the INEC office in a small bus.

There was no casualty from the attack just as the timely arrival of the fire service saved the day.

When contacted, INEC’s Enugu Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emeka Ononamadu, said confirmed the incident.

He however said he will speak with the press Monday on the incident.

“We are just meeting; I think I will speak with the press in the morning so we can get our facts right.”

Director Enugu State Fire Service Engr. Okwudiri Daniel Ohaa who was at the scene said his men responded fast tomyue distress call which helped in handling the situation.

He explained that the hoodlums took the time to put fire on the vehicles one after the other which explains why they burnt beyond repair.

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