Section of Maseno University offices burnt in dawn fire

Saturday September 24 2016

A section of offices at Maseno University belonging to the department of public health burns on Saturday morning. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

A section of offices at Maseno University belonging to the department of public health burns on Saturday morning. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By EMEKA-MAYAKA GEKARA
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A section of offices at Maseno University belonging to the department of public health burnt on Saturday morning.

The cause of the fire, which started at 3am, is yet to be established, Vice-Chancellor Prof Julius Nyabudi said.

"The building offices belongs to the department of public health. Routine office equipment such as computers were burnt," he told the Nation at the scene.

"We have asked police to investigate the cause of the fire," said Prof Nyabundi, who was accompanied by senior staff including deputy vice-chancellor Joseph Chaacha.

Maseno University Vice-Chancellor Prof Julius

Maseno University Vice-Chancellor Prof Julius Nyabudi says the cause of the fire, which started at 3am, has not been established. PHOTO | EMEKA MAYAKA | NATION MEDIA GROUP.

Prof Nyabundi speaks to a group of students at the scene. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP.

Prof Nyabundi speaks to a group of students at the scene. PHOTO | EMEKA MAYAKA | NATION MEDIA GROUP.