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Bandits kill Usmanu Danfodiyo varsity deputy VC

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Terrorists operating under the guise of bandits have killed Prof. Yusuf Saidu, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation, and Development at Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto.

Saidu’s death was disclosed on Monday in a statement by the University.

The school said the late Saidu was killed on his way to Kaduna from his Sokoto headquarters.

“The death has occurred of Prof. Yusuf Saidu the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research Innovation and Development Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto,” the statement read in part.

“He was attacked and killed by Bandits on his to Kaduna from Sokoto state. A man of integrity, religion, dedication, and courage.”

The school described his demise as a “painful loss” to the university, praying to God to rest his soul.

“May Allah accept his soul and forgive his sin but this is a painful loss to all members of the University community and the Academia at large,” the school said.

 

 

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