Fire Guts Yobe Varsity’s Female Hostel

A female hostel in the Yobe State University was gutted by fire on Tuesday, destroying a complete block accommodating about 150 students.

The fire broke out some minutes after 7 pm, on Tuesday, at a time when most of the students had gone out for night reading and other activities within the school.

As of the time of filing this report, the university’s firefighters and the State Fire Service are battling to contain the raging fire. casualties have been evacuated to various hospitals located in the state capital.

The cause of the inferno has not yet been established.