Thursday, February 27, 2020

200 students stranded as fire razes Benue school

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

The fire started around 8:30am barely few minutes after the students settled in class for the day’s lesson.

It was learnt that the fire completely razed down the Green and Orange houses of the students male hostel while part of the Red house hostel was also affected.

The school’s Principal, Mr. Francis Iorfa Tarkumbur, was yet to make any statement about the incident, but some students alleged that their JAMB/WAEC/NECO documents, cash, foodstuffs and other valuables perished in the fire.