A fire outbreak has reportedly gutted and destroyed a section of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi.
According to a source, he told Siggy.ng that the incident occurred at the Gubi permanent campus of the University along Kano road, around 8 pm on Wednesday.
Our correspondent learnt that students and others around the area scampered for safety while efforts were made to control the fire from spreading to other parts of the University.
Although Siggy.ng could not independently confirm if there were human casualties, several insider sources said there was no report of casualty as a result of the fire outbreak.
It took the intervention of the fire service team in the campus to get the situation under control.
A source, who spoke under condition of anonymity, said though no life was lost valuable documents and other items were destroyed by the fire outbreak.
As of the time of filing this report, there was no official statement from the University.