Kwara State University, Malete, has been thrown into mourning following the death of Dr Ajeigbe Issa Yaqub, a lecturer in the institution.
Dr Ajeigbe, until his death on Monday, was the Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and the Acting Director of Sports of the university.
A statement by Dr Kikelomo Sallee, Registrar of the university on Monday announced the death of the lecturer, describing him as a committed member of staff.
The statement consoled the family of the late lecturer, who has been buried at Budo-Egba in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, according to Islamic rites.
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.