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Properties worth millions de$troyed as Hoodlums incinerate INEC’s office in Ogun State – Instablog9ja

Some suspected hoodlums have incinerated an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Iyana Mortuary, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

DAILY POST reports that the hoodlums, numbering about eight, had scaled the perimeter fence, jumped into the premises and set the INEC building on fire from the back.

They were said to have soaked loaves of bread with petrol and threw same into the building at different angles to light up the INEC office.

It is reported that the security guard at the facility, Azeez Hamzat, made a distress call to the police around 1 a.m., saying the facility was on f#re. The police from Ibara division were said to have mobilized detectives to the scene, while contacting f#re fighters, who raced to the scene to put out the