Another Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Bello Agaie has died of COVID-19 complications.
Niger State Government on Thursday night had announced the death of Agaie in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mary Noel-Berje on Twitter.
The deceased was until his death the President, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, and a former Dean, Students Affairs of the University.
It read: “Governor Abubakar Sani of Niger State has revealed that so far ten (10) persons have been confirmed positive for coronavirus out of 202 samples collected and tested.
“Meanwhile, Niger State has lost a Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Bello Agaie of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University to COVID-19.
“He prayed that Almighty Allah forgives his shortcomings and grant him Aljannatu Firdausi.”