Dr Momodu Jimah, the Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State, is dead.
He passed on Friday night at exactly 7pm, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie, in a telephone interview confirmed the sad incident on Saturday.
Oshiobugie said, “The institution is mourning following the demise of her rector who passed away on Friday at 7.00pm after a brief illness.”
“His remains will be committed to mother earth today Saturday at 10 am according to Islamic rites.”