A lecturer at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Dr. Ajeigbe Issa has died in his sleep at his home in Ilorin, the state capital on Monday morning.
Ajeigbe was until his death on Monday, the Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and the 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 that Ajeigbe died in his sleep at his home in Ilorin.
It was gathered that the Islamic funeral prayer (Salatul Janazah) for the deceased lecturer is underway in Budo-Egba, Asa LGA , Kwara state.
Sallee said, “With heavy heart, we announce the death of the Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and Ag. Director Sports of Kwara state University, Dr. Ajeigbe Issa Yaqub.
“Dr. Ajeigbe died in his sleep.
“Janaza is at 10.00am today April 24, 2023 in Budo-Egba, 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 jannatul firdaus.
“May Allah also console his family, friends and the University Community’ Dr. Kikelomo W. Sallee, who is the Registrar of the university , noted in a statement announcing Dr Ajeigbe’s death on Monday.”
Ajeigbe’s death left family members, associates and colleagues in dismay and shock with his sudden death in his sleep in Ilorin, the state capital.