Fire razes Unizik Mass Communication department studio [PHOTOS]

Fire razed down a demonstration studio belonging to the Mass Communication Department of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK).

Damages done by the fire

Cause of the fire is still unknown, however there are speculations that it could have been due to a power surge.

The fire incident which was confirmed by Bentina Mathias, the staff adviser for the Faculty of Social Sciences took place in the early hours of Sunday.

According to Mathias, the fire burnt everything in the studio.

Unizik's Mass Communication Department
More damages done by the fire

Stella Okunna, the Dean of the faculty also corroborated the report. She also revealed the Vice Chancellor of the University visited the scene of the fire incident.

Francis Okeke, the security officer in charge of Faculty in his own account said the fire had started around 3:30am on Sunday, but he couldn’t give a solid cause for the fire.

However, the vice-chancellor of the university, Boniface Egboka ordered an immediate investigation into the cause of the fire.


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