Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the fire outbreak that ravaged the main building of the Makerere University.
According to Police, the fire which broke out in the wee hours of Sunday, is believed to have started from the roof spreading to floors that house both records and finance departments.
Besides the office Prof Nawangwe and other administrative offices, the building holds student records. The basement is full of archive files spanning the whole history of the institution.
“A lot of property has been destroyed. Investigations are ongoing to ascertain the exact cause of the fire,” a police statement reads.
The University Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has said that they will “restore the building to its historic state in the shortest time possible.”
The Minister Of Education Mama Janet Museveni today visited Makerere to ascertain the aftermath of the fire.