Police speak on thwarted attempt to set #Enugu #INEC headquarters ablaze
*Say joint security operatives stiffly resisted the attack
*Launch full-scale investigation to fish out assailants
*Enjoin law-abiding citizens of the State to remain vigilant and promptly volunteer useful information that will help the Police in the investigation.
Read full text of the statement below…
“Yet to be identified armed miscreants today, 16/05/2021 at about 2030hrs, attempted to set the Enugu Headquarters of the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) ablaze, but were stiffly resisted by joint security operatives, who swiftly mobilized to the scene.
“2. The State Fire Service personnel, who promptly responded to calls put across to them, helped in quenching fire already set on four (4) vehicles and two (2) cushions within the office premises.
“3. Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, who immediately raced to the scene alongside Heads of other Security Agencies in the State, has ordered the emplacement of adequate security within the precincts of the office and the launch of a full-scale investigation to unravel the mystery behind the act as well as fish out the assailants.
“4. He enjoins law-abiding citizens of the State to remain vigilant and promptly volunteer useful information that will help the Police in the investigation.
“ASP DANIEL NDUKWE, Anipr
Police Public Relations Officer
FOR: Commissioner of Police
Enugu State Command.”