A massive fire demolished, a section of Uganda’s prestigious Makerere University’s main building. One of the oldest in Africa, police said Sunday.
Nevertheless, it is believed that the fire begins from the roof. And progresses to the ground.
Much property was lost, above all. above all.Investigations to establish the cause of the fire, which began about 1 am (2200 GMT), are underway.
In other words, It is a very dark morning for Makerere University. Our iconic Main Administration Building, caught fire. And the loss is unprecedented.’ Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the university’s vice chancellor, tweet this.
Therefore, Nawangwe vowed to do something. To “restore the building to its historic state, in the shortest time possible.” As the university tweeted video footage, of flamed engulfing the building.
Makerere, founded in the year 1922. As a humble technical school, but today is one of Africa’s oldest and most prestigious English universities.
Built between 1938 and 1941, the university today has 35,000 students and 3,000 postgraduates.
Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa.
The school, later renamed Uganda Technical College. Opened its doors in January of that year, to 14-day students. Who began their studies in carpentry construction and mechanics.