INEC scheduled the by-election following the demise of late lawmaker Suleiman Lere, who died in April this year.
Some of the items destroyed by the fire included plastic buckets, drums, baskets, chairs and tables, among others.
“[The] scene was visited by the DPO 3-3, CSP Abdu Bawa, where the gory sights of badly battered victims [were discovered]”
The videos shared online showed a section of the market in flames as some people in the area destroyed the police vehicle.
The late hunter shot the wife with a single-barrel gun, burnt his house along with his son, and shot himself with the same gun.
He also attacked the vigilante officer that tried to rescue his family, the police said.
Incumbent governor, Willie Obiano, hails from Aguleri community.
The woman’s six-month-old child was pulled from the rubbles alive on Sunday.