The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) office located at Oke-Iresi
area of Ede in Ede-South Local Government Area of Osun State, has been set ablaze
The arsonists carried out the attack in the early hours of Thursday, November 10. A
resident of town Taiwo said;
“The prompt intervention of men of fire service stopped the fire from spreading to
the hall and other sections of the office.
“Firefighters recovered bread, petrol kegs and fix-cap and knives used by the
hoodlums. They made petrol bomb to carry out the attack by soaking bread in petrol.
They really tried by extinguishing the fire. I hope that
vital documents of INEC is still safe because the fire gut some offices.”
The Nation reported that the spokesperson of Osun INEC, Mrs. Oluwaseun Osimosu
who confirmed the incident, said the Resident Electoral Commissioner Dr Mutiu
Agboke will brief journalists on the development later in the day.