A prominent lecturer at the Kano State University of Science and Technology, Dr Ghali Umar is dead.
He was said to have died on Monday, in the spate of mysterious deaths that have hit Kano, fuelling speculations that the deaths were traceable to the deadly Coronavirus.
Dr Ghali Umar was of the Department of Architecture at the Kano State University of Science and Technology.
A statement issued by the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Shehu Musa, regretted the death of Umar.
”We regret to announce the death of Arch. Dr. Ghali Kabir Umar, of the Department of Architecture.
“Ghali, until his death, was a Head of Department and a Senior Lecturer in the department of Architecture, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil,” Musa said.
Musa therefore prayed for Allah to forgive the shortcomings of Umar and reward him with Jannatul Firdaus.”
Umar is the fifth prominent scholar to die in Kano in the last 72 hours, The Nation reports.