By Charly Agwam – Bauchi 

A fire outbreak has reportedly gutted and destroyed a section of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi. 

According to a source, the incident occurred at the Gubi permanent campus of the University along Kano road, around 8 pm on Wednesday. 

Vanguard learnt that students and others around the area scampered for safety while efforts were made to control the fire from spreading to other parts of the University.

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Although Vanguard could not independently confirm if there were human casualties, several insider sources said there was no report of casualty as a result of the fire outbreak. 

As of the time of filing this report, there was no official statement from the University.

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