First Professor Of Veterinary Medicine In Northern Nigeria Dies At 86

Posted on: Fri 20-11-2020

The first professor of veterinary medicine in Northern Nigeria and a former chairman of Bida local government in Niger state, Shehu Jibrin, is dead.

Jibrin who was Marafan Nupe and the first Nupe professor died in the early hours of Thursday in Bida at the age of 86 after a brief illness.

The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has described the death of Prof Shehu Bida, Marafan Nupe, as a monumental loss to the kin Nupe, Niger state and the country, in general.

Soure: Dailytrust