FIRE on Thursday, December 18th gutted the female hostels of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in Osun state, Moremi Hall. Correspondent, who was at scene, reports that the fire started at about 6 :12  a.m. According to reports, the fire started from an electric spark from a hotplate in one of the rooms in the hostel

The inferno, that lasted for about hours, destroyed the bed-space and all students’ mattresses, clothes and other valuables..


Our  Correspondent gathered that no life was however lost in the incident.

Fire service vehicles could not respond to extinguish the fire after several calls.

When contacted, the school management declined to give comment on the issue but told newsmen that management was now battling to secure accommodation for the students and to further control the situation.

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