July 19, 2024

The two-storey building of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) was on Saturday engulfed by fire, just few weeks before the Local Government Election in the state.

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

A witness, Ibrahim Musa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the huge fire on the last floor of the building at Sokoto Road, GRA was noticed around 11: 24 a.m. It followed a thick smoke.

The cause of the inferno which started at the last floor of the building has not been unraveled till now.

The Commission recently announced that it has procured six thousand electronic card readers for the exercise.

When reached to react, the Chairperson of the commission, Mrs Saratu Dikko, who arrived at the commission’s premises with other officials, declined to comment.

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