Bayero University in Kano State has lost another Professor by name Aliyu Danshehu Maiwada (ADM), who died on Saturday the 16th May 2020 after a brief illness Healthforbes Media reporting.
Some few days ago the Bayero University Kano (BUK) lost a Professor by name Balarabe Maikaba from Mass Communication who also died after a brief illness.
Late Prof Balarabe was said to be the third professor who died in Kano State within the space of 2-days.
Professor Ibrahim Ayagi, who’s the CEO of Hassan Gwarzo School and Professor Aliyu Umar Dikko from the Physiology department of Bayero University Kano all died a day after the death of late Prof Balarabe.
Prof Maiwada who was a retired lecturer from the department of Geography of Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (FEES), Bayero University, Kano State.
A former colleague of his, in his tribute Prof Julius Afolabi Falola described him as a gentle, peaceful,quiet, loving, epitome of contentment and glaringly family man, he added that hes “A Geographer of the Urban sub-discipline has passed-away”.
‘ I know that even if you are no more, researchers and students who read about your modest and valuable contributions to the Urban geography will emulate them, Kano focus in particular, will still come to know you without physically interacting with you, Prof Falola added.
He said, “ADM has gone! What a loss! We can only look up to the Most High, the Almighty and all knowing God to comfort the Maiwada family, the BUK geography family and of course, FEES of which he was a part in growing. Adieu dear colleague”, he said.
Late Prof Maiwada was survived by a wife and six children, and has been buried by Islamic rites