Yobe: 1 dead, 3 injured, 29 rooms destroyed in federal varsity fire incident

 Yobe State Emergency Management Agency,, YOSEMA, has confirmed the death of one student in the fire outbreak that razed down one of the female hostels at the Federal University, Gashu’a.

The agency gave the confirmation via it official Facebook page on Saturday, indicating that 29 rooms were destroyed in the fire incident.

It added that 301 students were affected, while three students sustained injuries and are receiving medical treatment.

“Local Emergency Management Committees (LEMCs) of Bade and Jakusko LGAs who visited the scene and made a spot assessment of casualties and destroyed items of students sadly confirmed the death of 1 female student, 29 rooms completely destroyed, 301 students affected, 3 injured and are receiving treatments,” the post read.

On behalf of the Yobe State Government, the agency sympathized with the management, staff and students of the university

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