A midnight fire has razed down a section of the
Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti.
The fire which started at about 11pm, affected
mainly the institution’s School of Engineering,
destroying property worth millions of Naira.
The incident was confirmed by the Deputy
Registrar, Information and Protocol of the
Polytechnic, Mr. Adeyemi Adejolu.
He said the fire incident surged from the school
and razed down the multi million Naira building.
Adejolu said: “The School of Engineering office
complex of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
was on Friday night gutted by fire.
“The ravaging fire which was first noticed at
about 11 pm completely raised the office
complex housing the Office of the Dean of the
School of Engineering and other adjourning
offices including those of the Departmental
Heads of Mechanical, Civil, Electrical/ Electronics
and Agricultural Engineering and a large
Adejolu added that it took the combined efforts
of the men of the Ekiti State Fire Service, the
Polytechnic Fire Service team, security officials
and students who took risks to prevent the fire
from spreading to other facilities in the school.