Breaking: Explosion erupts at INEC office in A’Ibom as fire burns electoral materials

The growing tension in Akwa Ibom ahead of March 9 governorship and state assembly elections took another dimension following report that fire has engulfed Independent National Electoral Commission () office in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Blueprint gathered that he fire incident which began after explosion noise was heard, affected various electoral materials.

The cause of the fire remains unknown for now but our Correspondent who is still carrying out investigation on the incident reports that the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has already visited the scene to ascertain the extent of damage.

This is happening barely 24 hours to the states polls.

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