Properties worth millions of naira including documents have been destroyed by fire outbreak at the Imo State University (IMSU).
According to reports, the fire broke out during the early hours of Thursday at the institution’s Faculty of Humanities. The fire destroyed documents and academic equipment worth millions of Naira.
A student of the university, Justice Okorie, said that the fire started around 3 am and it affected almost all the lecturers’ offices in the faculty.
Okorie also said that computer offices of various departments in the faculty and libraries were destroyed. He said:
“A fire outbreak has destroyed the Humanities Faculty Annex of our school. It started by 3 am and before help could be rendered, equipment and valuable documents have been destroyed,” Okorie said.
“Documents were lost in offices that include those of the Dean of the Faculty. We pray the incident does not affect our academic programme.”