Tragedy In Ibadan As Popular UI Bookshop Suffers Losses After Rainfall



University of Ibadan

The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday counted its losses following a heavy downpour which wreaked havoc on the varsity-owned bookshop company.

The rainfall which started on Sunday evening and lasted till the early hours of Monday led to the destruction of items meant for sale.

It was reported that several books, stationery, computers among others were destroyed when the roof of the building caved in.

The workers at the bookshop arrived at work on Monday, only to find almost every section of the building flooded, with many valuable books and stationery soaked.

Inspecting the level of the damage, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, along with the University’s Bursar lamented the losses, describing the cost as colossal.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bookshop, Mr. Olatunji Agboola could not estimate the cost of the losses as of the time of filing this report.

A private business outfit within the Bookshop, Idea Konsult was also said to have recorded losses in no small measures.

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