The Faculty of Humanities, Imo State University, Owerri has been razed by fire.
It was gathered that the inferno which started in the early hours destroyed documents and academic equipment worth millions of Naira.
A student of the institution, Justice Okorie, while speaking with newsmen disclosed that told the fire started around 3am and it affected almost all the lecturers’ offices in the faculty.
He said that computer offices of various departments in the faculty and libraries were destroyed.
“A fire outbreak has destroyed the Humanities Faculty Annex of our school. It started by 3am 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,” the student added.
IMSU Public Relations Officer, Obi Njoku, said that much damage had been done before fire fighters arrived.