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Bandits Kill Sokoto Varsity Deputy Vice Chancellor While Traveling To Kaduna

Prof. Yusuf Saidu

Bandits have killed the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research Innovation and Development of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS), Prof. Yusuf Sa’idu.

According to the post made by the institution on its Facebook Page, the professor was attacked and killed on his way to Kaduna from Sokoto State.

“The death has occurred of Prof. Yusuf Saidu the current Deputy Vice Chancellor Research Innovation and Development Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto

“He was attacked and killed by Bandits on his way to Kaduna from Sokoto state.

“A man of integrity, religion, dedication and courage.

“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 post stated.

Also announcing on his Facebook page, NOUN’s director of media and publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, stated that the lecturer was attacked around Kucheri town between Zamfara and Kastina State.

“Bandits around Kucheri town near the Zamfara State – Katsina State border have attacked and killed Professor Yusuf Sa’idu, DVC Research, Innovation and Development, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS). May his soul rest in peace, amen,” he posted.

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