The alarming rate of mysterious deaths in the ancient city of Kano has claimed another victim.
Dr Ghali Umar of the Department of Architecture of the Kano State University of Science and Technology, died on Monday, fuelling fears in the city.
Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Shehu Musa, in a statement, said: ” 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 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.