Babangida Ahmad, a final-year student at Bayero University Kano Department of Library and Information Science, died after collapsing in his hostel in the early hours of Friday, January 28, as he prepared to travel to the mosque for morning prayers.
Ahmad was reportedly hurried to the campus clinic by his pals for medical assistance but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Bala Abdullahi, the University’s Secretary for Information and Publication, confirmed his demise in a statement made on Friday, January 28. Additionally, the statement stated that his deceased parents have been contacted and that he has been buried in accordance with Islamic customs.
Ahmad had been visiting Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) prior to his death to consult doctors about an undisclosed ailment.