Imo State University, IMSU Faculty Of Humanities on Thursday was struck by a fire Outbreak in the early hours of 3.am.
According to reports, the fire Outbreak affected almost all the lecturers ’ offices in the faculty.
The outbreak destroyed documents and academic equipment worth millions of Naira. computer offices of various departments in the faculty and libraries were destroyed .
“The 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”.
“ Documents were lost in offices that include those of the Dean of the Faculty . We pray the incident does not affect our academic programme , ”
When contacted , the IMSU Public Relations Officer , Obi Njoku, said that much damage had been done before fire fighters arrived .
Njoku, who said that he could not readily estimate the value of property lost to the fire , said that the school’ s management would convene to plan the next line of action.