The Abusite has received news of the death of Professor Dalhatu Muhammad, an iconic Abusite and professor emeritus from the department of African languages and culture (Hausa), Ahmadu Bello University. He died earlier today at Anguwan Juma, Zaria city.
Professor Dalhatu Muhammad was born on October 1st, 1942, in Zaria Kaduna State. He Attended advance teachers college, Ahmadu Bello University 1964-1967, University of Ibadan 1967-68, London University England 1974-77
He was a graduate assistant, the University of Lagos from 1967-71, Assistant lecturer, University of Ibadan, 1971-72, Lecturer Ahamdu Bello University 1972 – 77, Senior Lecturer 1977-80, Reader 1980-83. He was appointed professor, department of Nigerian and African Languages in 1983.
His publications include the modern Hausa Dictionary published by the University Press, Ibadan, 1977. His Hobbies Include playing Scrabble and Poetry.
We understand that burial (Janazah) of his body took place earlier this evening at Anguwan Juma, in Zaria City.