The Provost, Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Dr

The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that, the deceased died on Saturday night at the Uthmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, after a brief illness.

He was aged 54 and is survived by two wives, 17 children and grand children. His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of the College, Dr Abubakar Mai-Hankali.

The funeral prayer was attended by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, former Deputy Governor in the state, Alhaji Chuso Abdullahi and the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Bashir Garba, among other hundreds of sympathisers.

The remains of the late Provost was buried at the Rugar-Wauru cemetery in Sokoto.