Nigerians react as fire guts INEC headquarters
The Abuja headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was engulfed in flames earlier today.
The fire incident is coming two days after a similar situation at the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). It also occurred weeks after the inferno broke out at the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation.
Although the cause of the latest fire is yet unknown as of press time, previous scenario were linked to air conditioners.
Meanwhile, some Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to the development. Below are few reactions picked by this reporter.
TODAY POLITICS gathered that the fire incident has been put off by men of the Federal Fire Service.
Auditor General's office was on Fire Last week.
Corporate Affairs Commission was on fire few days ago
Now INEC Headquarter is on Fire.
Did khaleesi come into Nigeria?
— DANNY 👑🎠 (@Danny_Walterr) April 17, 2020
Saw Fire Service trucks pass my office not knowing INEC Office Abuja was on fire.
Is @officialEFCC investigating anything while Govt officials are on lockdown?
Which office is next
— Comrade 🇳🇬🔱🔴 (@iAGB4REAL) April 17, 2020
INEC office in Abuja is on fire….
I hope Atiku Server is not affected😀
— Buhari's Sister 🇳🇬 (@DaminaboEric) April 17, 2020
INEC office on fire.this is no longer a coincidence @renoomokri
— Ebube Nwannunu (@NwannunuEbube) April 17, 2020
INEC headquarters on fire🔥
Last week the office of Nigeria's Accountant General in Abuja was on fire, 2 days ago it was the headquarters of the CAC's office in Abuja, now INEC office in Abuja.
All in Abuja!
And you still think this isn't a game😒
— Kemi Ariyo (@d_problemsolver) April 17, 2020
INEC office on fire.
Wetin Dey burn all these offices?
— Thεό Abu (@TheoAbuAgada) April 17, 2020
It was treasury house later CAC and now INEC is on fire .. Something is really up !!
— Abdul Dandawaki (@Dandawakijr) April 17, 2020