ASUU Strike: Sokoto medical student turned food vendor dies

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Usman Rimi, a Medicine and Surgery final year student of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, UDUS, who ventured into street food selling business due to prolonged ASUU strike, has died.


The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the medical student died on Wednesday after a brief illness.

The death was confirmed to NAN on Saturday by the chairman of 21st Century Entrepreneur Hub, Umar Idris, a close associate of the deceased.

Mr Idris said the deceased had been buried according to Islamic rites in his hometown, Rimi, in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina state.