Fire Razes Building Of Kaduna Electoral Body

Nasir Elrufai

Fire on Saturday razed the two-storey building of Kaduna State
Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), few weeks before the
Local Government Election in the state.

The election in the 23 LGs and 255 wards has been scheduled for May 12.

A witness, Ibrahim Musa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the huge fire on the last floor of the building at Sokoto Road, GRA was
noticed around 11: 24 a.m. It followed a thick smoke.

The cause of the fire had yet to be ascertained, even as fire fighting
officials were seen putting out the fire.

The Agency had said it procured six thousand electronic card readers
for the May 12 LGs elections.

As at press time, Chairperson of the Commission, Mrs Saratu Dikko, who
arrived at the commission’s premises with other officials, declined to
comment.(NAN)

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