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Academic activities resume at Yabatech after inferno

By Elizabeth Uwandu

Lagos—Academic activities are to resume at the Yaba College of Technology today, five days after they were suspended in the aftermath of a fire incident.

Dr Charles Oni, Director, Public Relations Unit of the college, said that following the resumption, semester examination would begin tomorrow.

According to reports  the management had on Nov. 23, directed that all academic activities and ongoing examinations be suspended, following a fire outbreak in the Bakassi female hall.

The incident left several students with injuries, some of whom were hospitalised.

Oni said: “Academic activities will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 29, while examination continues on Wednesday.

“As at Friday, when the representative of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, visited the college, only two students were still on admission at the Military Hospital, Yaba.

“The college did not completely close; normal work is going except the academic activities that were suspended.”



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