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300-Level Student Dead As Fire Guts Female Hostel In Yobe State University

A  300-level student of the Department of Geography, Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State, has been reported dead in a fire incident.

Trojan News learned that the Executive Secretary of the Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, Mohammed Goje, confirmed the fire accident that occurred at the female hostel of the University in Bade Local Government Area of the state.

One of the students who spoke to Channels Television on an anonymous condition said the inferno started around 1 pm on Saturday, forcing the students to run for their lives while others were being evacuated to the specialist hospital in Gashua for medical attention.


The cause of the fire incident is still sketchy, but some students suspect cooking gas might have caused it.

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