The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, has ordered an investigation into a fire outbreak at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Igboeze-South Local Government Area.
He said that following receipt of a distress call that there was fire outbreak at INEC office in Igboeze-South, the Police Area Commander, Nsukka Area Command, mobilised operatives of `Operation Restore Peace’ to the scene.
“They stormed the scene and forced open the entrance to the building.
“With the help of the state’s fire service and other law-abiding citizens, the fire, which had gutted a room in the office, was put out’’, he said.
Mr Romanus Ezekwueme, Chief Security Officer at the council secretariat, who confirmed the incident, said that the inferno started at about 11p.m., but was promptly extinguished by the state fire service whose officers were called to the scene. (NAN)