A fire outbreak has erupted in one of the hostels of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. The incident happened in the early hours of the day and its cause is yet to be ascertained .
The fire which began in tephe Man O’ war room had all the occupants of the Udi Hall of residence scampering toward safety. The fire was put out by students. Fire service men who eventually came to the scene were jeered at for arriving late.
Professor Enefiok Essien paid a visit to the hostel to assess the damage.
No life was lost.
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