Dr. Ajeigbe Issa Yaqub, a lecturer at Kwara State University, Malete, passed away, leaving the school in mourning, WithinNigeria reports.
Prior to his passing on Monday, Dr. Ajeigbe served as the university’s Acting Director of Sports as well as the Head of the Human Kinetics and Health Education Department.
The university’s registrar, Dr. Kikelomo Sallee, announced the lecturer’s passing on Monday and praised him for being a dedicated employee in his statement.
The statement brought comfort to the deceased lecturer’s family. He was buried in accordance with Islamic customs at Budo-Egba in the Kwara State local government area of Asa.
Part of the statement read, “With heavy heart, we announce the death of the Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and Ag Director Sports of Kwara state University, Dr. Ajeigbe Issa Yaqub.
“Dr. Ajeigbe died in his sleep.“Janaza is at 10.00am today April 24, 2023 in Budo-Egba, Asa LGA of Kwara state.
“As the University mourns this loss of a committed member of staff, we pray Allah forgives all his shortcomings and admits him into jannatul firdaus.
“May Allah also console his family, friends and the University Community” Dr. Kikelomo W. Sallee, stated in the statement on Monday.