Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Bello Agaie has died of the Coronavirus disease.
Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, disclosed this on Friday in Minna, the state capital.
According to a statement on Thursday night by Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Abubakar Sani, the late Agaie died of coronavirus disease.
“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,” the statement read on Twitter.
Until his death, the late Agaie was the President, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, and a former Dean, Students Affairs of the University.