A 400-level student of Bayero University in Kano State, identified as Binta Isa, has been reported dead.
The development was confirmed by the Deputy Registrar, Public Public Affairs of the University, Lamara Garba, who disclosed that Binta was found dead in her hostel room on Friday.
It was disclosed that the 400-level student died around 7 pm after complaining of acute chest pain.
The Director of Health Services in the university, Gezawa, noted that Binta had visited the New Campus Clinic, on Wednesday, complaining of chest pain for which she was given some drugs.
Gezawa added that the Binta responded to treatment and continued attending her lectures on Thursday and Friday, as well as other routine activities.
He stated, “On Friday, 26th November 2021 in the evening around the period of Magrib prayer, her symptoms relapsed and she complained of chest pain to her roommates, but she managed to perform ablution and prayed the Maghrib prayer in the room.
“However, her roommates were shocked to have come back and met her lying lifeless on the floor. They immediately raised an alarm and she was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctors.
“The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas, in the company of the University Registrar, Malam Jamil Ahmad Salim, Director University Health Services, Dr Gezawa, as well as the Director of Security, Abdulyakin Ibrahim were all at the scene to ascertain the situation.
“As a tradition, the university management has contacted and briefed the deceased’s brother, who resides in Kano about the situation.”
He expressed sadness over her death, extending heartfelt condolences to her parents, relatives, and colleagues.