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Bandits kill Sokoto varsity deputy vice chancellor

Some suspected bandits have killed the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State, Prof. Yusuf Saidu.

This was revealed in a publish shared by a senior employees of the college, Mohammed Sajo, on his social media deal with on Monday.

Sajo mentioned, “He was attacked and killed by the suspected Bandits immediately (Monday) on his strategy to Kaduna from Sokoto State.

“May Allah settle for his soul and forgive his sin.

“This is a painful loss to all members of the University group, NSBMB and the Academia at massive.

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“A man of integrity, religion, dedication and courage,” the publish added.

Saidu of Biochemistry, till his loss of life, was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research Innovation and Development Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto.

When PUNCH Online contacted the Police Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Police, Sokoto State Command, ASP Ahmed Rufai, he mentioned the incident occurred in Zamfara State, not Sokoto.

Meanwhile, efforts to talk with the Zamfara State Police spokesperson, Yazid Abubakar, weren’t profitable because the PPRO didn’t reply to his cellphone name and textual content messages despatched to his cellphone on the time of publication.

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