According to a statement issued in Ibadan by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Adeniran Tella, and made available to journalists, the fire occurred around 10.30 a.m. on Friday.

The REC stated that the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained but was assumed to have been triggered by a power surge.

He also stated that no life was lost, adding that only logistic materials got burnt.

Mr Tella added that the incident had no effect on the Saki West State Constituency rerun election coming up on February 3.