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JUST IN; University Deputy Vice Chancellor murdered by gunmen

JUST IN; University Deputy Vice Chancellor murdered by gunmen

Gunmen believed to be bandits have killed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Yusuf Saidu.

Prof. Saidu, who was DVC Research, Innovation, and Development at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, met his untimely death on his way from Sokoto to Kaduna on Monday.

In a statement, the university management said, “The death has occurred of Prof. Yusuf Saidu, the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation and Development, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto.”

The statement disclosed that he was attacked and killed by bandits on his way to Kaduna from Sokoto State, adding that the late professor was a man of integrity, religion, dedication, and courage.


The university described his demise as a “painful loss.”

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