Photos: Massive Fire Engulfs Yabatech Female Hostel

The Bakassi female hostel at the Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, was gutted by fire early this Wednesday morning.

The cause of fire is still unknown as at the time of this report - but it was gathered that the fire had raged for over two hours before the arrival of fire fighters.

An official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said that about 7.30am, efforts to completely put out the fire were still ongoing.

We have been able to contain the fire. We can’t actually identify the cause and the extent of damage for now. Operation is still ongoing,” the official said.