ONDO: Fire Engulfs Over 5,000 Card Readers Belonging To INEC

Over 5,000 card readers belonging to INEC( Independent National Electoral Commission) has been engulfed by fire in the Akure branch.

According to a source, the fire raised doen where card readers were kept and was caused by electrical surge as the card readers were always charged inside the place.

 Festus Okoye, INEC Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, confirmed the incident saying that the fire affected the ICT section of the office.

Okoye said over 5,100 card readers were burnt, including the 1,000 card readers delivered to Ondo INEC from Osun State.

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