Two offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ebonyi and Ezza North Local Government Areas of the state have been set ablaze by unidentified persons.
The incident, which happened a few hours before a meeting scheduled for Wednesday between INEC and heads of security agencies over the attacks on the Commission’s offices, brings the number of offices of the Commission that have been torched to 23.
It was gathered that there were no casualties recorded but there were extensive damages to the building and facilities.
Other states that witnessed fire incidents between February 2019 and May 2021 are Borno, Ebonyi, Jigawa, Kano, Ondo, Plateau and Rivers. Abuja was also affected.