Dr Momodu Jimah, the Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State, has died after a brief illness.
NAN reports that Dr Jimah passed on Friday night at exactly 7 pm.
The incident was confirmed on Saturday by the Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie.
“The institution is mourning following the demise of her rector who passed away on Friday at 7.00 pm after a brief illness.”
“His remains will be committed to mother earth today Saturday at 10 am according to Islamic rites,” Oshiobugie said.