Unilorin VC-designate, Emir Express Shock over Death of  Institution’s  Pro Chancellor,  Rafindadi  – THISDAYLIVE


By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin 

The vice chancellor-designate of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole (SAN) has expressed shock over the sudden death of the University’s Pro-Chancellor and Governing Council Chairman, Mallam Abidu Yazid Rafindadi.

He said that, “The news was confounding, confusing and totally unbelievable”.

Also, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has described the sudden death of Mallam Rafindadi as a rude shock to him and the entire Ilorin Emirate.

Mallam Rafindadi  died in Abuja on Thursday  after a brief illness and has been buried according to Islamic rites.

In a statement issued in Ilorin on Friday signed by the institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Kunle Akogun, Prof. Egbewole dislosed that his shock stemmed from the fact that only a day to Mallam Yazid’s demise, they had a prolonged phone chart in which they “discussed extensively on the need to organise a…

Source: Thisday Newspaper