Nigeria: fire guts electoral commission’s office

  • 11/02/2019 - (Copyright: Hespress)


    The local election office in Nigeria’s Plateau State has been burned down just six days before the country is due to vote in a general election.

    The fire destroyed ballot boxes but not sensitive voting materials according to election officials.

    Mr. Aliyu Bello, the Deputy Director for Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, spoke to WADR.

    According to him, the fire incident will not have an impact on voting in the state.

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