Hoodlums incinerate INEC office, kill policeman in Enugu State

Hoodlums incinerate INEC office, kill policeman in Enugu State
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INEC says its office in Enugu South LGA of Enugu State has been att@cked by gunmen, with just 39 days to the 2023 elections.

This was disclosed by the INEC National Commissioner & Chairman, Information & Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in a statement in Abuja on Monday.

Okoye said that the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Enugu State, Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu, reported that the office was att@cked by gunmen at around 9.12 p.m. on Sunday.

“The security gatehouse was razed. Fortunately, the att@ckers could not gain access to the main building as a result of the rapid response from the Police and Army personnel from 82 Division. The state Commissioner of Police and the REC were personally at the scene immediately they received information about the att@ck.

Of the two Policemen deployed to protect the facility, one of them lost his life, while the other sustained inj¥ries and is receiving treatment,” he said.

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