The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Office in Orlu, Imo state, has been set on fire.
Suspected political thugs were said to have burnt the structure Monday morning, wrecking appointive materials before it was extinguished.
Orlando Ikeokwu, the police representative in the state, said the reason for the fire couldn’t be immediately ascertained.
He said the director has sent officials to the scene, while the magistrate of police had requested examination concerning the inferno.
“I can affirm the episode to you yet the reason for fire flare-up is obscure for the time being. The state Commissioner of Police has dispatched security agents to the area of the episode.
“The representative magistrate of Police responsible for tasks drove the squad to the scene,” he said.
The improvement comes in the midst of fights over the Supreme Court administering which sacked Hon. Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as legislative head of the state, asserting Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ihedioha has moved toward the zenith court for a survey of the decision.
In the meantime, conventional rulers in the state have said they would never again overlap their arms and watch challenges Governor Uzodinma continue.
Addressing newsmen for some conventional rulers from Owerri North chamber region, yesterday, Eze Akujuobi Osuagwu of Awaka said as caretaker of the custom of the individuals, the arrangement of fights must stop to permit the representative focus on his crusade vows to the individuals.
The regal dad advanced for quiet maintaining that fights would not switch the judgment of the Supreme Court.
He enjoined the dissenters and their supposed supporters to sheath their sword and join with the administration to construct the state.
Osuagwu brought up that instead of challenging the judgment, those behind it should bolster the state government to empower it to proceed from where Emeka Ihedioha halted.
“Indeed, even me as a customary ruler, I can’t give judgment and invert it, presently we are discussing the incomparable court which gave judgment with around seven court judges, individuals should rest their dissent and
“We can’t keep on fighting ordinary, this dissent is an exercise in futility in light of the fact that the Supreme Court has given its judgment and can’t invert it, thus we ought not to be hauling the state in reverse. Osuagwu said.
He, nonetheless, cautioned that some conventional rulers from his gathering region and past may before long dissent against the ceaseless fights against Uzodinma.
“We are imperial dads and know the best for the state, if these dissents continue, it will imprint the picture of our state on the grounds that those in it are oblivious of what they are doing. The Supreme Court can’t turn around its judgment, they are attempting to drag the state behind, and they should leave the representative to begin where his ancestor halted. In the event that they love the state, they should stop the dissent, the Supreme Court decision is conclusive or we may go to the roads and dissent against it.
permit who the top fits to wear it,” Osuagwu expressed.