Usmanu DanFodiyo University loses former VC
A former Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Adamu Ngaski has passed on, according to reports by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the renowned Professor Emeritus of History died on Tuesday at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, at the age of 77.
NAN also reports that the remains of the late Ngaski were buried in Sokoto on the same day according to Islamic rites. The deceased served as a lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was the Vice Chancellor at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto between 1982 and 1989.
The late Ngaski was formerly a Presidential Aspirant under the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) as well as the Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Uganda from 1994 to 2004.
In retirement, he served as Council Chairman of Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. He is survived by one wife, 19 children and many grand children.