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Malamai suna girmama marigayi Farfesa Coker na UNILAG

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Farfesa Afolabi Lesi, Provost, kwalejin koyon aikin likita, na jami’ar Lagos (UNILAG), ya ce mutuwar Farfesa Akintoye Coker ta haifar da wani gurbi wanda zai yi wahala a cike shi tsawon lokaci.

Coker, mai shekaru 74, daga sashen kula da kwayoyin cuta, ya mutu a ranar 24 ga Satumba, a Legas.

Lesi ya ce Najeriya, kuma hakika duniya, ta yi rashin ɗayan kwararrun masu bincike a cikin timesan kwanakin nan kuma masanin sanannen mutum.

Ya yi magana ne a ranar Talata a ranar bikin girmamawa da bikin jana'iza wanda Sashen Kula da Magungunan Microbiology da masu kula da marigayi masanin suka shirya a Legas.

Kamfanin Dillancin Labarai na Najeriya ya ruwaito cewa an haifi Coker a ranar 28 ga Nuwamba, 1945 a yankin Ijero da ke Ebute Metta, Legas.

Ya halarci Makarantar Methodist, Ago Ijaiye, Ondo street West, a 1950 kafin ya wuce Kwalejin Igbobi a 1959 don karatun sakandare.

Coker ya sami damar zuwa karatun Likita a Kwalejin Magunguna, Jami'ar Legas a 1966.

Bayan zamansa a kasashen waje don ci gaba da karatunsa, Coker ya shiga Sashen Kula da Ilimin Kananan Ilimin Magunguna da Parasitology, UNILAG, a ranar 10 ga Fabrairun 1981

Ya zama farfesa a Sashin Kiwon Lafiyar Kimiyyar Kananan Halittu da Parasitology na kwalejin da Asibitin Koyarwa na Jami'ar Legas a 1992.

Coker ta fara karatun Ph.D a kan ‘Nazarin kan lamuran gida na Campylobactar jejuni’ a Legas ta zama jagora a cikin binciken Campylobacteriosis a Najeriya.

Ya kuma kasance mashahurin masanin kimiyyar duniya a wannan yanki.

Lesi ya ce mutuwar Coker ta bar babban gibi wanda zai ɗauki ɗan lokaci don cike yankin nasa na musamman.

”Farfesa Coker ya kasance gunki a fagen bincikensa, wannan kawai game da Campylobactar jejuni, wanda kwayar halitta ce da ke da alaƙa da abubuwan da ke haifar da kamuwa da cuta a waƙar hanji.

”Ya kasance malami mai ban mamaki, mai matukar ruhaniya, mutumin da yake son koyarwa kuma yake kaunar dalibansa.

“Wannan shi ne irin ingancin da ake buƙata a tsarin jami’armu a duk faɗin ƙasar.

”Yana da alakar uba da daliban sa kuma yana da sha'awar ci gaban su.

”Bikin na yau wani abu ne da muke yi wa fitattun farfesoshinmu da kuma mutanen da suka ratsa ta nan kuma suka bauta wa kwalejin da bambanci.

”Hanya ce ta girmama su kawai tare da bayyana wa dangin yadda muke yaba musu da abin da suka yi a lokacinsu.

Lesi ya ce "Babu shakka za mu yi kewarsa kuma muna rokon Allah ya sa ya huta da ransa."

Farfesa Wellington Oyibo, daya daga cikin wadanda marigayi Coker ya jagoranta, ya bayyana shi a matsayin mutum mai hangen nesa kuma gwanayen ilimi.

Oyibo, farfesa ne a fannin karatun likitanci, kwalejin likitanci, UNILAG, ya yaba wa marigayi Coker saboda kimar sa da kuma irin gudummawar da ya bayar a bangaren ilimi.

Ya ce ana bukatar irin wannan ne don ci gaban da ci gaban da ake matukar bukata a kasar.

”Marigayi Farfesa Coker shi ne mai ba ni shawara. Ya kasance mutum mai hangen nesa, masanin ilimi, masanin sanannen abu kuma mun taƙaita shi a matsayin mashahurin ilimi.

”Mutumin da ya ɗauki lokaci l don haɓaka ƙwarewa a cikin fannonin kiwon lafiya a cikin aikinsa a kwalejin magani na sama da shekaru 39 ya cancanci a yi murna da shi.

"Don haka, wannan ranar karramawar da wadanda suka jagoranta suka yi tare da Sashen Kula da Ilimin Kananan Ilimin Kimiyyar Kwayoyin cuta shine a ce Farfesa, kun zo kuma kun aikata abin da Allah ya umarce ku da yi kuma hakika ya shafi rayuwarmu, kuma muna godiya," in ji shi .

Ya ce wadanda aka horar din ana girmama su sosai, duk dabi'un da marigayi farfesa ya koya musu a rayuwarsa.

“Abin da muke ƙoƙari mu yi shi ma, shi ne mu yi amfani da shi don ya nuna wa waɗanda suke ƙasa yanzu, cewa idan kuka yi kyau, za a yi muku bikin.

“Ina rokon Allah ya bashi hutu na har abada.

"Yanzu haka mun rasa daya daga cikin kwararrun masu bincike da kuma babban masani da ilimi, ba wai a Najeriya kadai ba, har ma da duniya baki daya," in ji shi.

A nata bangaren, Misis Adetoun Ogundu, daya daga cikin ‘ya’yan marigayin, ta bayyana shi a matsayin uba mai ban mamaki wanda ya bar babban suna da gado a baya.

Ogundu, manajan Aiki tare da wata kungiyar cigaban manhaja, ta ce za a yi kewar mahaifinta sosai.

Sunday Omilabu, wani farfesa a fannin ilimin likitancin dan adam a sashen kwayar cutar kanana da Parasitology na kwalejin, ya ce Coker ya bashi aiki a jami'ar.

”Marigayi Farfesa Coker shi ne ya dauke ni aiki a matsayin malami a 1991 don haka duk abin da nake a yau, ina yi masa wannan jinjina ne.

“Idan da bai dauke ni aiki ba, da ban zama memba a yau ba. Sabili da haka na mayar da dukkan daukaka ga Allah.

“Ya kasance uba ga dukkanmu. Na shiga tun ina karami sosai kuma har yanzu ban kammala karatun Digiri na biyu ba.

”Ya dauki alhakin fara shiryar da ni kan yadda zan kammala wannan shirin a kan lokaci.

"Wannan shine Ph.D wanda ya sanya ni wani bangare na wannan malanta kuma ina bin sa bashi," in ji shi.

Tun da farko, akwai wata gajeriyar laccar tunawa da marigayin, mai taken: Makaman Bacterial of Yakin; Samfurin Campylobactar Jejuni da Helicobacter Pylori.

Farfesa James Epoke ne ya gabatar da shi, tsohon Mataimakin Shugaban Jami’ar Calabar.

Epoke shima yana daya daga cikin wadanda marigayi Farfesa Coker ya jagoranta.

Farfesa Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Mataimakin Shugaban Jami’ar, UNILAG, ya samu wakilcin Farfesa Afolabi Lesi, a wajen taron.

Edita Daga: Tayo Ikujuni / Oluwole Sogunle
Source: NAN

Kara karantawa: Masana na girmamawa ga marigayi Farfesa Coker na UNILAG akan NNN.

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