Dr. Ajeigbe Issa, a lecturer at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, reportedly died in his on Monday morning.
Until his death, the deceased was the Head of the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and Acting Director of Sports at the institution.
Confirming the lecturer’s burial in a circular on Monday, the Registrar of KWASU, Dr Kikelomo Sallee, said Ajeigbe died in his sleep at his home in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
It was gathered that the Islamic funeral prayer for the deceased lecturer was underway in Budo-Egba, Asa LGA, Kwara State.
Sallee said, “With a heavy heart, we announce the death of the Head of the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and Ag. Director of Sports of the Kwara State University, Dr. Ajeigbe Issa Yaqub.
“Dr. Ajeigbe died in his sleep.
“Janaza is at 10:00 am today April 24, 2023, in Budo-Egba, in the Asa LGA of Kwara State.
“As the University mourns this loss of a committed member of staff, we pray Allah forgives all his shortcomings and admits him into Jannat ul Firdaus.
“May Allah also console his family, friends and the University Community.”