The office of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) located at Oke-Iresi, Ede-South Local Government Area of Osun State has been attacked and razed down by suspected hoodlums.
The attack on the INEC according to an eyewitness account started on Thursday morning.
Like the attack on the INEC office in Ogun State as reported by Blaze Newz the arsonists in Ede also stormed the office at the wee hours of Thursday with petrol and bread to carry out the heinous crime.
The eyewitness said “the prompt intervention of men of fire service stopped the fore from spreading to the hall and other sections of the office.
“Fire fighters recovered bread, petrol kegs and fix-cap and knives used by the hoodlums. They made petrol bomb to carry out the attack by soaking bread in petrol. They really tried by extinguishing the fire. I hope that vital documents of INEC is still safe because the fire gut some offices.”
The spokesperson of Osun INEC, Mrs Oluwaseun Osimosu confirmed the incident, adding that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Mutiu Agboke will brief journalists on the development later in the day.