Balarabe Maikaba, a professor of mass communication, at Bayero University in Kano, is dead.
A friend to the deceased, SK Usman, who is former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, disclosed this on his Facebook page.
Maikaba is said to be the sixth professor to have died in one week in the state which has recorded harvests of death during the coronavirus pandemic.
“Inna lil lah wa inna ilaihirrajiun! Words cannot express what I’m feeling right now as I received the shocking news of the death of my friend and class mate, Professor Balarabe Maikaba of Bayero University Kano a while ago. May Allah grant him aljannah firdausi, amen. My condolence to the whole family,” Usman Kukasheka wrote on Facebook.