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Fire Razes Office Building Of Kaduna State Electoral Body A Few Weeks Before LG Elections In The State

Fire, today razed the two-story building of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM). This is coming just a few weeks before the Local Government Election in the state.

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

An eyewitness account says the huge fire was noticed around 11: 24 a.m. on top of the building located along Sokoto Road, GRA, Kaduna. Ibrahim Musa told newsmen the huge flames followed a thick smoke that was noticed from the top floor of the building earlier.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, even as firefighting officials were seen putting out the fire. The Agency had said it procured six thousand electronic machine and card readers for the May 12 LGs elections. As at press time, Chairperson of the Commission, Saratu Dikko, who arrived at the commission’s premises with other officials, declined to comment.

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