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Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Dapromzy333(m): 3:57pm On Sep 11
Over 5,000 smart card readers are said to have been destroyed in the fire that engulfed the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, Thursday.

Confirming this on Friday, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state, Amb. Rufus Akeju told newsmen that the inferno started at about 7:30pm after the office had been closed for the day.

According to him, 5,141 smart card readers were destroyed in the fire.


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Mr Akeju stressed that things could have been worse, had it not been for the timely intervention of the men of the Ondo State Fire Service, Federal Fire Service, and fire service officials from Ilesa, Osun State.

At the time of reporting, the actual cause of the fire is yet unknown, but the REC assured that appropriate agencies are already investigating the incident.

The Commissioner also stated that the incident will not affect the coming election in the state, stressing that necessary arrangements are being put in place to replace the burnt materials.

The fire outbreak on Thursday comes only a few weeks to the October 10 governorship election in the state.

INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, Festus Okoye, told journalists at the scene of the incident that the fire affected the Information and Communication Technology section of the Commission.

Speaking further on the damaged materials, Mr Okoye revealed that about 1000 card readers delivered to INEC from Osun State were caught up in the flames alongside over 4000 card readers belonging to INEC in Ondo State.

He, however, assured that the inferno will not lead to the postponement of the polls.

https://www.channelstv.com/2020/09/11/ondo-fire-over-5000-smart-card-readers-destroyed-inec/amp/?fbclid=IwAR1hvgv0d-qIUiyn8atrMF_6ZX4FcDbLI-GNI_tGTeRAGAS2UkFvOUJXU3g

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Brandstudio01: 3:57pm On Sep 11
I feel so sorry for this country.
Sometimes I ask myself whether these guys think we are headless creatures

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Dewze(m): 4:00pm On Sep 11
The rigging has began

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Brandstudio01: 4:07pm On Sep 11
All these drama is something e-voting system would've saved us. But unfortunately, our politicians are not tired of embarrassing this country

Abeg jare , I will Design a Professional Logo for your product or Business for 2k Only.

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by PureGoldh(m): 4:17pm On Sep 11
Planned stuff... some Nigerians aint in shock thoo

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Worriedgurl: 4:17pm On Sep 11
Naija I hail thee!!! Eee dey play and eee dey show. A country of possibilities in negativity. See power brokers doing what they know how to do best, they can go out of their way to win elections but can’t go out of their way to bring sustainable development to the electorate.

May God help us and the generation yet unborn. As it appears, we are doomed.

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by AFULA(m): 4:17pm On Sep 11
okay
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Timekeeper: 4:18pm On Sep 11
They have started again

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Dreamliner787(m): 4:18pm On Sep 11
When was the last time anyone heard a good News from Ondo state?

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by NwaNimo1(m): 4:18pm On Sep 11
A nother

P olitical

C rime

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Madibah(m): 4:18pm On Sep 11
Dreamliner787:
When was the last time anyone heard a good News from Ondo state?

6000 years ago grin

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by linearity: 4:18pm On Sep 11
Hh
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by mobileboy: 4:18pm On Sep 11
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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by PristineSteve: 4:19pm On Sep 11
When will this country move forward from all these election dramas

Must INEC office burn whenever election is around the corner

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by oluwaseyi0: 4:19pm On Sep 11
That's the plan, switch to manual voter accreditation and rigging galore

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by ikemaikechukwu: 4:19pm On Sep 11
Everytime fire everywhere in this country, if it's not registra office, then it's office of the zonal commander..
those that are behind this continue o.. you think Nigerians don't have sense.. okay no problem..

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by uchelouis45(m): 4:19pm On Sep 11
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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Brendaniel: 4:19pm On Sep 11
so so story o... story everyday
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Flytime: 4:20pm On Sep 11
Crazy set of people na every important building dey burn undecided

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by princechina(m): 4:20pm On Sep 11
NIGERIA MY COUNTRY. ONE WEEK ONE STORY. I CRY IN PEACE

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by ACRI: 4:20pm On Sep 11
Hmmmm

Fight for security vote, state monthly allocation e.t.c
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Dominiqueismad: 4:20pm On Sep 11
Scammer's
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by 3310adeb: 4:21pm On Sep 11
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Riggind tactics
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by PapaBaby: 4:21pm On Sep 11
Worst INEC in history.
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Eriokanmi: 4:21pm On Sep 11
Hahaha.

Finance house in abuja gutted fire immediately after investigation of financial impropriety began

Inec office abuja gutted fire after electoral anomalies and other issues were raised

Osun state collation Cenre was razed down after a police SHOT IN THE AIR TO DISPERSE THUGS COMING TO BREAK INTO THE BUILDING TO CART BALLOT BOXES AWAY AND THE BULLET HIT THE GENERATOR ON THE GROUND AND GUTTED FIRE AND THE FIRE RAZED DOWN THE BUILDING.

And now....

Ondo INEC office razed, destroying over 5,000 smart card readers. Hmmm!
Why not governor's office or other places when we're not even in dry season? They've started again. Morons in government. Akeredolu must steer clear of this mess cos he's one of the few politicians I respect in the APC.

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Sososo(f): 4:21pm On Sep 11
Is this another format for rigging
Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by jericco1(m): 4:21pm On Sep 11
A very coded way to rig the election

You guys have amplified the strategies propounded by PDP cool

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Re: Ondo INEC Fire: 5,000 Smart Card Readers Destroyed by Emmastan291: 4:21pm On Sep 11
Lol. I'm not surprised...
Desperate times calls for desperate deeds

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