Port Harcourt - The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bori, headquarters of Khana Local Government Area in Rivers State has been set ablaze, reports The News.
The burning of the office is coming just seven days before the July 30 legislative rerun election in the state.
The area is key to the rerun election for Rivers East senatorial district.
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The fire started in the early hours of Friday.
An eyewitness said that “the office has been substantially damaged by the inferno and the whole building set ablaze.”
Omoni Nnamdi, spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the incident.
- News 24