By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba has described the demise of Malam Muntari Dauda Daura, brother to Malam Mamman Daura as a huge loss to Nigeria.
Professor Ozumba expressed this in a letter addressed he personally addressed to Malam Daura, dated May 9, 2020.
“I received the sad news of the transition of your beloved junior brother Mallam Muntari Dauda Daura today.
“This is definitely a tragic loss to you and your family as well as our Nation Nigeria to which he was until his last day, rendering an invaluable service,” he said.
According to a copy of the letter which our correspondent came across, he prayed for God to grant the family fortitude to bear the loss.
“While we believe and summit to the will of our creator who gives and takes life, we are pained by his demise. I pray that he restores and grants you the fortitude to bear the loss.
“However we find solace in the loving and exemplary life that he lived.May Allah Forgive his short coming and may Aljanna fidausi be his final abode Please accept my condolences sir,” Professor Ozumba who is also the Garkuwan Matasan Najeriya, said.