- EC has come out to say that the inferno that razed down its regional office at Sarpeiman did not affect its data centre
- The fire did not affect its administration block
- The Electoral Commission, however entreats the public to ignore reports that the fire destroyed its data centre because, it is still safe and secure
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The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) has come out to say that the inferno that razed down its regional office at Sarpeiman did not affect its data centre.
According to a statement issued by the Commission, the fire did not affect its administration block
The cause of the fire which occurred on Friday, August 14, 2020, is not yet known but reports say it hit the storage facility of its regional office.
“The fire struck the storage facility of the Sarpeiman Office and destroyed a number of used items including old forms, ballot boxes and referendum stationery,” the statement noted.
It statement further noted that personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service were able to bring the fire under control.
The Electoral Commission, however entreats the public to ignore reports that the fire destroyed its data centre because, it is still safe and secure.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported, that fire gutted the Greater Accra Regional Office of the Electoral Commission (EC) located at Sapeiman near Amasaman on Friday, August 14, around 2:30 am.
The fire service got to the scene and took them about four fire tenders from Amasaman, Kotoku, Nsawam and Abelemkpe to douse the fire.
According to the Ghana Police Service, the affected building is used for the storage of old and used items for the Commission.
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