Yusuf Abbas, a final year student of the Federal University Dutsinma, FUDMA, has drowned while swimming at Zobe dam, in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Abbas, a student of Geography Department had gone to the Dam along with some friends to relax on February 12.
It was gathered that Abbas’ corpse was retrieved and taken to his country home in Kano, where he was buried.
The SUG President, Aliyu Sale Damaga, confirmed the incident in a statement published by his S.A on Media & Publicity, Aliyu Bashir Maiyaseen.
“PREAMBLE: CONDOLENCE MESSAGE TO THE FAMILY, FUDMITES AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AT LARGE, OVER THE DEMISE OF ABBAS YUSUF (400Lvl, Geography dept)
I regret to announce the death of Abbas Yusuf, a final year student from Geography department, Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State.
His death is a great loss, not only to his family but to the entire Fudmites.
May Almighty Allah grant him Jannatul Firdausi and also gives his family, friends, Fudmites and school management at large, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. May Allah make his grave a place of comfort and light. Aameen
Signed: Comr. Aliyu Sale Damaga, SUG President, Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State. ”
In other news, the abducted female reporter of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mrs Chidiebere Onyia in Port Harcourt has been released.
Mrs Onyia was released from captivity by her abductors on Sunday by 12noon.
Though it was unknown whether the family paid a ransom for her release.
Onyia was said to be conveying some of her colleagues in her private car to their destinations at about 6.30 pm when the hoodlums blocked her vehicle at Woji area of Port Harcourt, isolated her and zoomed off.
Though the police were yet to confirm the release, Mrs Onyia’s colleagues confirmed her release to Journalists.
Breastfeeding acts as babies’ first vaccine – UN
EndSars: Police recover weapons from hoodlum who looted armory, make arrest
PHOTOS: Kiddwaya throws shade as he shares photos with fellow BBNaija star Lilo
Police nab Abia Ministry Director for extorting N500 from students
COVID-19: Nigeria records 11 deaths, 444 new infections – NCDC
Archbishop of Enugu decries lockdown in South East
17 dead, 85 buildings burnt in Plateau killings – CP
FIFA launches campaign on mental health awareness
Sound Sultan: 18 things to know about throat cancer
Court acquits ex-NBA President of N1.4bn fraud charge
Igboho, Kanu: Who is naive now? BY Adekunle Ade-Adeleye
Expertise in household chores doesn’t make better wives – Blessing Okoro
Nigerians blast American rapper, Bia, for saying she doesn’t know Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido
VIDEO: Angry indigene calls out road contractor over substandard road project in Edo
Mourinho tells Ozil his girlfriend slept with everyone at Inter, Milan – Perez audio leaks
Naira Marley’s signee, Zinoleesky acquires brand new car
VIDEO: Will I remain single if someone sweeps over my feet with a broom?
VIDEO: Gani Adams rallies Benin Republic monarchs for Sunday Igboho
FIDIO: Ǹjẹ́ Gbogbo Akitiyan Ìjọba Láti Mú Ẹ̀yìn Olóyè Sunday Ìgbòho Balẹ̀ Yìí Tọ́ Àbí Kò Tọ́?
VIDEO: Pastor Tunde Bakare declares National Movement
VIDEO: CCTV footage of nine-year-old suspect setting Prince Ebeano supermarket in Abuja on fire
VIDEO: Bandits release 28 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School
VIDEO: Ladipo Market traders clash with security operatives
VIDEO: I passed through a lot in Oman, assaulted, owed wages, drugged and deported – Funmilayo Fehintola
News23 hours ago
COVID-19: NCDC announces 407 new infections as doctors strike begins
News6 hours ago
FG ready to support states on e-governance, digital transformation – Pantami
News19 hours ago
Uzodinma recalls Attorney general three months after sack
Sports18 hours ago
Netherlands’ Hassan clinches women’s Olympics 5000m gold
Sports24 hours ago
Olympics: D’Tigress crash out after defeat to Japan
Entertainment16 hours ago
BBNaija: Why I respect Angel – Cross
Entertainment16 hours ago
BBNaija: Maria was first lady that caught my attention – White Money
Entertainment19 hours ago
BBNaija S6: I really want a relationship with Angel – Sammie