The Deputy Secretary, Directorate of Public Affairs, Mr. Lamara Garba, made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday in Kano.
Garba said the student died around 7 p.m. Friday after an illness.
Garba said the available record indicated that the deceased had visited the new campus clinic last week on Wednesday and complained of chest pain.
“They diagnosed him and prescribed some medications for the ailment.
“Clinic officials revealed that she had responded to treatment and continued to attend her lectures on Thursday and Friday,” he said.
Garba said it was revealed that on November 26, he again complained of chest pain to his roommates at night.
“But she managed to carry out the abolition and prayed the Magrib prayer in the room,” he said.
Garba said, however, that the roommates were surprised to have returned and found her lying on the floor.
“They raised the alarm and took her to Aminu Kano University Hospital, Kano, where her death was confirmed,” he said.
Garba said that the Vice Chancellor, Professor Sagir Adamu-Abbas, the Registrar, Malam Jamil Ahmed-Salim, and the Director of Health and Safety Services immediately went to the clinic and that the university has contacted the family of the passed away.
The deputy director said that, “The VC, on behalf of the institution’s management, staff and students, has expressed their sadness over the death of the student.
“He prayed to Allah Almighty to forgive his sins and grant him paradise,” he said.
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