Fire guts students’ hostel, destroys properties
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on September 29, 2022
Fire gutted 7 self-contained apartments in a private hostel occupied by the Students of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin on Wednesday afternoon.
The private hostel known as “GQ Hostel” was located outside the Polytechnic Campus at Apata Yakuba area, Ilorin had 7 of the 11 self-contained flats consumed by the fire.
Household materials in the residential building at GQ Hostel, in Yakuba Area of Ilorin, were destroyed by the raging fire.
Kwara State Fire Service which confirmed the incident said that the fire incident occurred at about 12:13 pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, as a result of a power surge.
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