BREAKING: Bandits K!ll Deputy Vice Chancellor At Nigerian University, Usmanu Danfodiyo In Sokoto

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He was attacked and killed by bandits on his way to Kaduna from Sokoto State. 

Terrorists, locally dubbed as bandits, have attacked and killed the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research Innovation and Development at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Yusuf Saidu.

The university which made Saidu’s death known in a short statement issued on its Facebook page on Monday said that the deceased was attacked and killed by terrorists on his way to Kaduna from Sokoto State. 

The statement read, “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 northern region has been the epicentre of banditry in recent years despite several military operations and huge funds voted for tackling the menace. 


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