The College of Science and Technology of Waziri Umar Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi has been gutted by fire .
When LEADERSHIP visited the scene of the incident, men of fire service department were seen quenching what remains of the burning buildings of the administrative offices of the college.
An officer with fire service department in the state, Nasuru Gudi who was at scene of the incident told journalist that the likely cause of the fire outbreak was power surge .
He said over over 30 offices were burnt ”
” the fire started around 10 in the morning when our people were alerted we rushed to the scene only to fine out that over 30 offices razed by fire ” ,he said.
Talking to journalist on the matter, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Architect Sani Aliyu described the incident as unfortunate.
He however said in the interim, the cause of the inferno cannot be ascertained.
” We lost all valuable records of the staff and students certificates as well were destroyed “” he lamented .
The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu on hearing the the fire incident , visited the scene to sympathies with the school management.
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