A 400 Level Faculty of Education student in the Bayero University, Kano, identified as Ms. Binta Isa, has reportedly died in the hostel.
According to Mr. Lamara Garba, the Deputy, Registrar, Public Affairs Directorate, in a statement released on Saturday in Kano, the deceased passed on Friday around 7 pm, after an illness.
“She was diagnosed and some drugs were prescribed for the ailment. The clinic officials revealed that she had responded to the treatment and continued attending her lectures on Thursday and Friday,”
Garba said that it was revealed that on November 26, she again complained of chest pain to her roommates in the evening.
“But she managed to perform abolition and prayed the Magrib prayer in the room,”
“They raised the alarm, and she was taken to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, where she was confirmed dead by medical doctors,”
He added that the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Registrar, Malam Jamil Ahmed-Salim, and the Director, Health Services and Security, immediately went to the clinic and that the university has contacted the family of the deceased.
The Deputy Director said, “The VC, on behalf of the management, staff, and students of the institution, has expressed sadness over the death of the student. He prayed to the Almighty Allah to forgive her sins and grant her paradise.”