Prof Wakiki BUK deputy Vice Chancellor dies


The management of Bayero University Kano on Saturday announced the death of its Deputy Vice-Chancellor ( Administration), Prof. Haruna Wakili.

Hajiya Fatima Binta Muhammad, the University Registrar told Reporters in Kano that the erudite scholar died at the wee hours of Saturday at the National Hospital Abuja.

A Professor of History, specialized in History of Riots, Revolts, Conflicts, Peace studies, Democracy and Good Governance was a Wakiki was former Commissioner of Education in Jigawa .

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The erudite professor of History who died after a protracted illness was taken to India for medical treatment for six months, and returned to the country during the COVID-19 lockdown window.

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He was also the former Director, Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training (Mambayya House) .

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The Registrar said funeral arrangement would be announced later.

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