Electrical surge responsible for fire outbreak ― Police


Police in Ondo State on Monday attributed the last Thursday fire outbreak that razed a section of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Akure, Ondo State capital to an electrical surge.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bolaji Salami who disclosed this while briefing newsmen said the interim investigation indicated that the inferno was caused by faulty electrical connection in the office where over 5,000 card reader machines were burnt.

Salami who ruled out any sabotage said the outcome of the investigation revealed that electrical surge from the air conditioners inside the containers housing the card readers led to the fire outbreak.

He said the talks of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune