The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reported another arson on its office in IMO State on Sunday, 30th May 2021.
Confirming this in a statement is the National Commissioner & Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye Esq.
According to the statement, he said: “Our Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Imo State, Professor Francis Ezeonu, has reported that our office in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State was set ablaze today Sunday 30th May 2021.
“Although no life was lost, the building was substantially burnt down, along with electoral materials, office equipment and furniture.
“This latest incident has been reported to the Police for investigation.”
This attack is coming exactly a week after the INEC office in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of the State was vandalized on Sunday 23rd May 2021.
It is also the 8th INEC office to be attacked in IMO State since the 2019 General Election.
The total number of INEC offices attacked nationwide since 2019 has now risen to 42.
See Video of the attacked office in Njaba Local Government below;