The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, Ondo state, is on fire.
The fire, which started at about 8pm on Thursday, burnt down a container laden with smart card readers meant for the October 10 governorship election.
The cause of the fire has not been made known.
INEC said on its twitter handle, that investigation had commenced.
FIRE AT INEC OFFICE IN AKURE— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) September 10, 2020
Fire broke out today, Thursday September 10,2020 at the Ondo State Head Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akure. The inferno, which gutted the container housing Smart Card Readers, started at pic.twitter.com/XuXh2j9WON