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Fire razes University of Lagos alumni building

The school management, via its Twitter page, said the situation has been brought under control

• September 11, 2022

The Alumni Association Building at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) was gutted by fire on Sunday.

The school management, via its Twitter page, said the situation has been brought under control.

The management said the state fire service agency responded swiftly to the fire incident that happened around 10:00 am. on Sunday. 

“The fire incident which occurred at the UNILAG Alumni Association Building at about 10.00 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2022 has been effectively put out,” the statement said.

“The fire was swiftly checked by officers of the Fire Service, after it was detected by security operatives at the location. This prompt response prevented any further damage to the building.

“The affected area has since been cordoned off for investigation.

“Members of the University Community and general public are hereby assured that no fatality was recorded, and the situation is fully under control.”

Meanwhile, footage posted on social media shows thick smoke pouring out of GTB Bank building, Akoka campus.

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