The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Oyo State has reported an outbreak of fire incident at its Ibadan South East Local Government Area office.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the State, Dr Adeniran Rahmon Tella, in a statement noted that the outbreak occurred on Friday 26th January, 2024 at around 10:30 O’clock in the morning.
Dr Tella explained the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as at the time of filling this report but was assumed to be triggered by a power surge.
The REC stated further that, no life was lost but some logistic materials were burnt.
He gave assurance that the incident has no effect on the upcoming Saki/West State Constituency re-run election coming up on Saturday the 3rd of February 2024.