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Former BUK VC, Ibrahim Umar dies

by Hadiza Musa Yusuf
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A renowned physicist and former Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Ibrahim Umar is dead.

His son, Farouk Ibrahim Umar confirmed the development on Monday, announcing that the burial ceremony would be held at Kofar Kudu by 10am on Tuesday.

The deceased, who served as BUK VC between 1979 and 1986, was the third head of the institution and has held many National and international positions.

Many Prominent people have been sending their condolences and among them is the current VC of BUK, Professor Sagir Abbas who expressed sadness and condoled with the entire university community.

He said the deceased laid a good foundation during his stewardship as the head of the university and was very instrumental to the second phase of university’s development particularly the new site campus.

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