The management of Bayero University Kano (BUK) on Saturday announced the passage of its Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Professor Haruna Wakili.
He died at the age of 60.
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, Wakili specialized in History of Riots, Revolts, Conflicts, Peace studies, Democracy and Good Governance was a former Commissioner of Education in Jigawa.
The erudite professor, 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.
He was also the former Director, Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training (Mambayya House) .
The Registrar disclosed that the funeral arrangement would be announced later.