Fire on Tuesday morning has gut the Department of Anatomy of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

According to a reliable source, there was no casualty recorded as a result of the inferno but  the fire affected the morgue of the department, where ten dead bodies, used for study, were kept.

When the incident occurred, efforts to get the university Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olarewaju were futile as his mobile number  could not be reached.

However, Folashade Odoro, who is  the Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the incident, saying the school’s Chief Security Officer reported the matter to the police.

Speaking further, Odoro said that, the incident occurred around 4:30 am on Tuesday and confirmed that ten bodies were affected by the incident.

She also stated that the police is investigating the incident with a view to unravelling the cause of the fire accident.

Source: Vanguard