The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammed Aliyu, has ordered an investigation of a fire outbreak at the Obollo-Afor office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Aliyu also directed the cordoning off of the scene for the thorough probe to further ascertain the actual cause of the fire outbreak and damages incurred.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday morning.
Ndukwe said that the fire incident, which happened at the INEC office in Obollo-Afor located in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, happened on May 13, at about 9.40 p.m.
He said that the fire was eventually put off before it could spread to other offices around the building, through combined efforts of the fire service, the police and law-abiding citizens.