As part of our general elections coverage nationwide, Legit.ng recently visited Anambra state to see firsthand and bring to you the burnt storage of Independent Electoral Commission (INEC)'s sensitive materials for the coming polls.
Legit.ng team who recently visited the scene of the tragedy took some pictures of the damaged materials that were meant to be used for the coming general elections.
See photos here:
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that in a statement on Tuesday, February 12, INEC confirmed that this is the third fire incident happening in 12 days.
INEC confirmed that 4695 smart card readers were destroyed in the fire incident although no lives were lost. The electoral body commended the fire service for responding quickly to put out the fire and said the incident has been reported to the police.
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INEC noted that while the fire incident may have been a setback, it promised that the election will still hold and that spare card readers from other states will be deployed to Anambra.
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