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Ondo: Over 5000 Card Readers Destroyed as Fire Razed Down INEC Office

The Resident Electoral Commission (REC) of INEC, Amb. Rufus Akeju unveiled to newsmen the fire outbreak that razed the State’s Electoral Commission Office in Akure around 7:30 pm on Thursday.

The commissioner confirmed that about 5,141 Smart Card Readers were destroyed in the fire that was later put under control by the Ondo State fire service officials.

He also assured that, the fire incident will not disrupt the coming election in the state, as necessary arrangements are being put in place to replace the burnt electoral materials.

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