The attack on facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the South East part of the country continued on Sunday with the attack the Commission’s newly completed office located at Okwudor community in Njaba local government area of Imo.
The facility was attacked and set ablaze by gunmen at about 11:30am on Sunday.
According to INEC National Commissioner & Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the office which was built and commissioned shortly before the 2019 General Elections, was burnt to a considerable degree.
iVotesNG reports that this is the 12th office of the Commission to be vandalised in the last four weeks.
In a communique on Sunday, Mr. Okoye stated that although no life was lost, the building was substantially burnt down, along with electoral materials, office equipment and furniture.
This latest incident has been reported to the Police for investigation.
The attack is coming exactly a week after the INEC office in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of the State was vandalized. It is also the 8th INEC office to be attacked in Imo State since the 2019 General Election.