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Drugs, equipment destroyed as fire guts UITH

A fire incident that razed a section of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has left drugs and office appliances destroyed. The inferno, it…

A fire incident that razed a section of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has left drugs and office appliances destroyed.

The inferno, it was gathered, happened on Sunday around 7:30pm. 

It was gathered that the fire started from the last floor of building 7, which housed the pharmacy mini-store of the hospital.

Drugs, computer appliances and air-conditioners among others were reportedly affected.

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The spokesman of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, confirmed the incident while speaking to our correspondent on Monday.

He said, “The building, a two-story structure, housing 12 wards, 2 pharmacies, a side lab, and cash offices, was spared from extensive destruction.

“However, an office and the pharmacy mini-store were affected by the fire destroying drugs, computers and air conditioners among other equipment.” 

 

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