Bakasi female hostel of the Yaba College of Technology Wednesday was gutted by fire.
The fire started at 5am in the early hours of the morning. The school fire department complained that they had no water in their tanks due to previous incident. Hence, were unable to put out the fire. In the school currently are the Maryland and Ikeja fire departments all still trying to curb the fire. The efforts has little efect as the fire keeps spreading the whole building.
It was gathered that over 100 of the students in the hostel are having their first semester exams. The fire is sure to leave them stranded.
Presently, there is still fire in the hostel.