Fire Ravages Female Student Hostel at University of Benin

Tragedy struck at the University of Benin on Tuesday as a fire engulfed a female student’s hostel, causing extensive damage to property and documents.

According to reports from Ruth Nifemi, a witness who shared a video of the incident, the fire ravaged Hall 2 hostel of the university, leaving destruction in its wake. Nifemi lamented the lack of adequate response from the fire service, stating, “Hall 2 UNIBEN is on fire and fire service came without water. Entire room with documents burnt down.”

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined, leaving students and authorities alike grappling with the aftermath of the devastating blaze.


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