The Bakassi female hostel at the Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, was gutted by fire early Wednesday morning.
Though, the cause of the fire is unknown as of the time of this report, however, it was gathered that the fire had raged for over two hours before the arrival of fire fighters.
An official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency told our correspondent at about 7.15am that efforts to completely put out the fire were still ongoing.
“We have been able to contain the fire. We can’t actually identify the cause and the extent of damage for now. Operation is still ongoing,” the official said.