It is with great sadness that Bayero University, Kano announced the passing of its Registrar, Malam Jamilu Ahmad Salim. The news of his sudden demise was made known to the university community on Wednesday morning.
Malam Salim, who was the Registrar of the University for the past four years, was described as a dedicated and hardworking member of staff who contributed immensely to the growth and development of the institution.
The University Management, in a statement signed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sagir Abbas, expressed its heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased, the University community, and the entire people of Kano State.
The statement read: “The University Management received with shock the news of the sudden death of the Registrar, Malam Jamilu Ahmad Salim, who passed away this morning, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, after a brief illness. We pray that Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Aljannatul-Firdaus. Amin.”
The funeral prayer for the deceased has been scheduled to hold at 10:00 am today at the BUK Central Mosque, New Campus, Kano.
Malam Salim’s death is a great loss not only to the Bayero University community but to the entire academic community in Nigeria. He will be greatly missed for his dedication, hard work, and commitment to the growth and development of the institution.