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Ivory Tower Burnt: Night Fire Guts Makerere University Main Building

Fire has gutted the Main Building (Ivory Tower) of Makerere University, Uganda’s largest and oldest higher learning institution.

Makerere University Main Building Fire
Makerere University Main Building Fire.

The September 20 fire flames could be seen from hills such as Nakasero.

Fire guts Makerere University Main Building (Ivory Tower)
Fire guts Makerere University Main Building

The university administration said “it’s a trying moment for us.”

The Main Building has caught fire. It’s a trying moment for us.

Posted by Makerere University on Saturday, September 19, 2020

“The fire brigade is on ground. Everyone is trying their best. The fire is heavy and sprouting from the right side of the Building,” read an update on the university Facebook page a few minutes to 2am of September 20.

“The fire flames are heavy coming through right side of the roof which has sunk in. We all need to pray for the Ivory Tower.”

The fire brigade is on ground. Everyone is trying their best. The fire is heavy and sprouting from the right side of the…

Posted by Makerere University on Saturday, September 19, 2020

Reacting to the news of the night fire, guild president Julius Kateregga said: “MY HEART IS BROKEN. The Makerere University Ivory tower has Caught Fire.”

Posted by Makerere University on Saturday, September 19, 2020

Details follow…

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