Bayero University final year student Babangida slumps, dies


The deceased, Babangida

A final year student of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Babangida Ahmed has reportedly slumped and died.

Ahmed was a student of the Department of Library and Information Science.

He reportedly died on Friday, a statement issued by Bala Abdullahi, Secretary, Information and Publication on behalf of the Registrar said.

Babangida, from Bauchi State, was said to have in the early hours of Friday, 28 January, 2022, collapsed in his hostel while preparing to go to mosque for the early morning prayer according to his roommate.

The management of the university was said to have contacted the deceased’s parent about the incident and the deceased would be taken to his home town for burial according to Islamic rites.

A colleague of Babangida said the deceased left the room about 4:30am where he suddenly slumped and was quickly rushed to the University Clinic for medical attention.

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He was said to have been brought dead to the University clinic.

Before his death, it was gathered that the deceased had been visiting Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital to see doctors for certain undisclosed ailment.

According to hospital records, he had visited Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital about seven times within the last one year, with his last visit on 10 January, 2022.

Meanwhile, the management of the school had taken his body to his hometown, Misau, Bauchi State, for burial.

The late Babangida was described as a very kind hearted, jovial and very friendly, who related well with his colleagues.

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