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Six Vehicles Burnt As Hoodlums Attack INEC Enugu Office

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Six vehicles have been razed with two others damaged following an attack on the State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission () by hoodlums.

INEC , Information and Voter Committee, Festus Okoye who disclosed the attack via a statement on Monday said the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, reported that the incident happened on Sunday night.

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Why the Constant Attacks On INEC Office?

“Some unidentified persons overpowered the security personnel on duty around 9.00 pm and tried to set the entire building ablaze. The attention of the security agencies, as well as the Federal and State Services in Enugu, was drawn to the unfolding situation and they responded swiftly,” he said.

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“The attackers set the foyer ablaze, vandalised some offices in the main building and caused extensive damage to some of the Commission’s movable assets within the premises.

“Six utility pick up vehicles (Toyota Hilux) were burnt down while two more were smashed and damaged. The security agencies who were at the scene have commenced an investigation.”

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INEC offices have been witnessing series of attacks by unknown persons lately with the most recent happening a few days ago.


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