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Bandits murder deputy VC of Usmanu Danfodiyo University

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Bandits murder deputy VC of Usmanu Danfodiyo University

Terrorists have murdered the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation, and Development at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Professor Yusuf Saidu.

The school announced the sad incident through a statement on Monday.

The statement said the late Saidu was killed on his way to Kaduna from his Sokoto base.

“The death has occurred of Professor 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 way 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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