Breaking News: Fire Outbreak at EC Office

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Information coming in indicates that the Greater Accra Regional Office of the Electoral Commission has been gutted by fire.

The office, located in Sapeiman in the Ga West Municipal area was engulf by fire on Friday, 14th August, 2020 around 02:30 am.

Fire offices were drawn from Amasaman, Kotoku, Nsawam and Abelenkpe fire stations to assist the putting off the fire outbreak.

An accessment of the fire indicates that the warehouse of the commission had been greatly affected, affecting previously used election materials of the commission.

Speaking to the public and police officials present, Regional Director of the EC, Mr. Kwame Amoah assured that the fire incidence will not have any impact on the recently held registration exercise and pending December election.

Police officers from the Division were also present at the scene to provide security for the Fire officers. Regional Police Commander DCOP Afful Boakye Yiadom and MCE for Ga West, Hon. Clement Wilkinson was at the scene to assess the situation.

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