It’s indeed a black Tuesday for University Of Jos as it lost an icon and a beacon of hope to the University and the Academic sector, a professor and also the present Director of Academic Planning of the institution, Prof.Umar Baba Tanko Popularly known as MBT Umar Healthforbes Media reports.
Prof. Umar, who was on admission In the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), gave up the ghost in the facility earlier today, tuesday, 12th May 2020, to a brief illness.
His body was evacuated from JUTH and was buried later in the evening today Healthforbes Media reports.
Late MBT Umar, was an indigene Of Nasarawa State, a Professor Of Anatomy in the College of Medical Sciences University of Jos, The Director Of Academic Planning and also the Managing Director of Nasiha Hospital, Jos.
The deceased was known for his numerous researches, some of these researches are; Giant Ovarian cyst masquerading as “Retained Second Twin”,Age dependant somatometric and cephalometric variables among Nigerians, Acute appendicitis in situs inversus, Bicornuate Uterus,among others.
We the entire team of Healthforbes Media, wish to extend our profound condolence to the Family,friends,students and associates of Late Prof.MBT Umar, and may his gentle soul rest in peace with Allah.
By Dung Donald Malou