Tolon SHS Asks Students To Go Home After Fire Outbreak
Management of Tolon Senior High School has directed over 600 students of institution to return home following a fire that gutted one of their dormitories. According to the authorities, the cause of the fire is unknown. The Fire officers have commenced investigations into the incident which affected the girls’ dormitory. In an interview, the
headmaster of the school, Mohammed Issifu, said the students have been given temporary abodes within the community as they also prepare to depart. He said the students are expected to return in a week’s time when authorities also make temporary arrangements including converting some classrooms into dormitory blocks. The dormitory that accommodates the girls, the upper part
has been completely burnt down. The assembly has a compound house in town, and also within the school’s situation we are trying to see whether we can convert some classrooms into accommodation for the students. The school hasn’t been closed down, but students have been asked to go temporarily go home and come back within a week, he said.