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Federal University Lokoja Pays Condolence Visit to Chancellor, Emir of Fika


The Governing Council and Principal Staff of the Federal University Lokoja, Led by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Senator Chris Iheanyichukwu Adighije on Friday, 12th March, 2021 paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Traditional Rulers Dr. Muhammad Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idriss over the death of his eldest son, Prince Waziri Muhammad Abali, who passed away on Saturday 27th February, 2021 in Abuja after a brief illness.

The condolence visit had in attendance the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olayemi Akinwumi, Professor Yahaya Shehu, Professor Rabiu Sani Shatsari, Honourable Mohammed Anka representing the council: the Registrar Mr. Suleman Usman Obansa, John Shilo Sule and Dr. Sarah Dauda Yani as Principal Staff.

Speaking on behalf of the team, Prof. Yahaya Shehu described the death of the departed Prince as painful and irreparable to the Emir and his family, the emirate, and the state, adding that Prince Waziri would be missed.

Senator Chris Adighije while consoling the family, prayed to God to grant the Emir, the people of Fika Emirate and Yobe State in general the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss adding that the entire University community feels deeply saddened over the death, but encouraged the family to take solace in God. 

Report by:
Public Affairs Unit, Federal University Lokoja