Fire Guts Federal Government College Hostel

Filed in Federal Government College-Jigawa State by on January 23, 2015 0 Comments

Mayhem in Federal Government College (FGC), Kazaure, Jigawa State., as six of the students Hotels, was gutted by fire on Thursday 22 January.

It was reported that the fire outbreak started at 9.00 am. while students were in their respective classes. gathered that the fire razed the hostels completely.

Scores of students of the Federal Government College (FGC)  have been left stranded after fire gutted and destroyed their hostel.

Confirming the ugly incident, the state Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the state, Mr Muhammad Gidado, said that three of the hostels were burnt on Wednesday, around 9.00 a.m. while the students were in their respective classes.

Mr Muhammad Gidado explained that additional three hostels were burnt on Thursday around 3.00 a.m making six hostels that were affected in the inferno

The commandant noted that no life was lost, but properties belonging to the students were destroyed by fire.

As at the time of filing this report, the cause of the inferno is still unknown.

Students’ laptops, books, electrical appliances, clothes amongst a raft of personal items were totally decimated in the fire.

Joseph Nkem, a student of the institution who spoke on behalf of students said the damage has been done, goods worth millions of naira were destroyed.

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