Muhammad Sani Abubakar, a professor of renewable energy and molecular physics at Kaduna State University (KASU), has died, according to POLITICS NIGERIA.
Prof. Abubakar, who was 67 years old, died on Friday afternoon.
He was said to have collapsed on the KASU campus and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Since then, he has been buried according to Islamic customs.
Prof. Abubakar attended Danja Primary School in Katsina for his primary education before moving on to Government Secondary School in Funtua (now Government College Funtua). He then went on to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria to study Physics before receiving a scholarship to Ohio State University in the United States, where he earned a PhD in Nuclear Physics.
Before retiring, the deceased worked at the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) as Director of Programs and Acting Executive Secretary. Following his retirement, he was appointed Director of the National Board for Technical and Vocational Education’s Centre for Technical and Vocational Education, and then to the Department of Physics at Kaduna State University, where he became Professor of Renewable Energy and Molecular Physics.
Prof. Abubakar leaves behind two wives, ten children, and a slew of grandchildren.