The management of the University of Lagos, UNILAG has broken its silence over fire incident that affected the Alumni Association Building in the school premises.
Viral videos which emerged on the Internet showed a fire incident close to the Guaranteed Trust Bank building in the school.
But according to a statement by the school’s communication unit on Sunday, the fire only affected the Alumni Association Building and investigation has commenced on the cause of the incident.
The statement sighted by our correspondent was titled ‘Fire Incident At Unilag Alumni Association Building Has Been Resolved.’
It read, “The fire incident which occurred at the UNILAG Alumni Association Building at about 10.00 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2022 has been effectively put out.
“The fire was swiftly checked by officers of the Fire Service, after it was detected by security operatives at the location.
“This prompt response prevented any further damage to the building.
“The affected area has since been cordoned off for investigation.
“Members of the University Community and general public are hereby assured that no fatality was recorded, and the situation is fully under control.”