Just in: BUK former Vice Chancellor, Prof IH Umar, is dead


By Ismail Auwal

The former Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Ibrahim Halilu Umar is dead.

He served as the Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University in Kano, From 1979 to 1986.

Umar earned a B. Sc. in physics and mathematics from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria, an M. Sc. in physics from Northern Illinois University in the United States, and a Ph. D. in physics from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

He became the first Nigerian academic in physics to teach at Bayero University in 1976.

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