A female hostel at the yaba college of technology, was gutted by fire early morning today.
Though, the cause of the inferno is yet unknown, report says fire had raged for over two hours before the arrival of fire fighters.
An official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency is quoted as saying that at about 7;30 am, efforts to completely put out the fire were still ongoing.
However, the college managment has suspended academi activities on the campus. According to a stetement signed by the Public Relations for the college, Dr. Charles Oni, examination scheduled to hold on Wednesday has been posponed indefiitely.
He said that the managment is repsoding to the exigency of the inferno but lamented the social media story that there was no water on campus to put out the fire.
The Rector of the institution, Dr. Kudirat Margaret Ladipo has called on students to keep calm as the managment investigate the cause of the fire disaster.