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VC’s Death: KWASU declares one week of mourning

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VC’s Death: KWASU declares one week of mourning
The Kwara State University (KWASU) has declared one week of mourning following the Vice Chancellor’s death, Prof. Mustapha Akanbi, which sad event occurred on Sunday.

A statement from the Registrar, Dr Kikelomo Salle, on Monday said this was to afford the university community to mourn the immense loss.

“KWASU has announced the suspension of all activities in the university from Monday to Nov. 27 to mourn the death of Akanbi,’’ he said.

The vice chancellor died on Sunday evening at the age of 51 after a protracted illness.

VC’s Death: KWASU declares one week of mourning

“As we all mourn the passing of Akanbi which sad event occurred on Sunday, a one week of mourning has been declared by the university.

“All activities are hereby suspended in the university from Nov. 21 till Nov. 27, for us to mourn this immense loss.

“I urge everyone to put the wife, children and family of Prof. Akanbi in prayers as well as the university.

“May Allah forgive his sins, widen his grave and grant him admission into Jannatul Firdaus.

“May the university community never again witness such an unfortunate loss,” Salle said.

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