The Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Prof. Kabir Bala has described Mal Salisu Aliyu as an honest, humble, and hardworking staff of the University.
The vice-chancellor Spoke earlier today when he led the Management staff of Ahmadu Bello University to the deceased’s family residence at Kofar Doka in Zaria to condoled with the family members over their loss.
Malam Aliyu died on Saturday, 22nd August, 2020 at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria after an illness. His remains were buried at Dambo Muslim Cemetery after the funeral prayer at Alhudahuda College in Zaria City attended by hundreds of sympathizers from all walks of life.
Until his death, Malam Salisu Aliyu was a Deputy Registrar and Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University.
He was briefly at the School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) as the Administrative Secretary after his redeployment from Division of Agricultural Colleges where he also served as its Administrative Secretary.
The Vice-Chancellor prayed to God Almighty to grant him eternal rest and make Jannatil Firdaus his final abode. He also prayed to God to give his family, relatives, and colleagues the fortitude to bear the loss.
Meanwhile, the University has suspended its Management meeting scheduled to hold today in honour of the deceased who lived an exemplary life during his sojourn on earth.
Some of the Management staff on the condolence visit included Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Danladi Amodu Ameh; Registrar, Malam Abdullahi Ahmed Kundila; Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Prof. Sani Abdullahi; Dean of Students, Prof. Muhammad Yakasai Fatihu; and Ag. Chief Security Officer, Malam Ashiru T. Zango.
Others were Director, Directorate of University Advancement, Prof. Ahmed Doko Ibrahim; Director, University Health Services, Prof. Muhammad Sani Isa; Ag. Director, Public Affairs Directorate, Malam Auwalu Umar; and Ag. Chief Internal Auditor, Malam Shehu Badamasi.