As rain continue to pound the ancient city of Ibadan and its environs have recorded destruction of properties worth millions of Naira.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the University of Ibadan Bookshop recorded a major setback as several books, stationery, computers among others were destroyed when the roof of the building caved in, thereby opening the floodgates on the materials meant for sale.
Workers at the Bookshop, it was gathered reported to work on Monday, May 27 only to find almost every section of the building flooded, with many valuable books and stationery submerged in water.
Inspecting the level of the damage, the Vice Chancellor, Professor 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. Agbola Olatunji Israel could not estimate the cost of the losses as at the time of writing this report.
A private business outfit within the Bookshop, Idea Konsult…