The Governing Council, Senate, and Management of Kwara State University, Malete, with a heavy heart but total submission to the will of God, announce the passing away of the chairman, governing council of Kwara State University, Malete Alhaji Saidu Isa, ofr, in the early hours of this morning in ilorin.
Until his death, Alhaji Isa was of absolute piety and total dedication to the vision of KWASU Educated at Barewa College, Kaduna, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Alhaji Saidu Isa, was a core civil Servant, who rose to the topmost level in his career as secretary to the kwara state government and head of service.
He was chairman of KWASU governing council as well as the federal college of Education, Abeokuta.
He was also a former minister of state for foreign affairs.
A statement from the Vice – Chancellor KWASU, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’allah, described the late chairman as an astute Civil Servant and great educationist.
He calls on all Nigerians to join KWASU in offering prayers to God to forgive his sins and grant him Al-Janat Firdouz.
According to him, as a mark of respect, kwara state university hereby declares seven days of mourning of our great chairman.
During this period all flags are to be flown at half mhalf-mast seven days.
Meanwhile, the Kwara state Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described the death of the one time Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and one time Secretary to the State Government, as a big loss to the state and the country as a whole.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, the governor said the deceased made outstanding contributions and selfless services to humanity and his fatherland.
“My heart goes out to the families, friends and well wishers of the former ambassador and Pro Chancellor of Kwara State University, Malete. Indeed, this death is shocking”, Governor Ahmed said.
According to the governor, the deceased was a community leader and technocrat par excellence whose wealth of experience would be missed by all.
The governor prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the deceased, grant him Aljanatul firdaus and give his families solace and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Due to his contributions to the people of Lafiagi, he was conferred with the title of Walin Lafiagi by his Royal Highness, Alhaji Sa’adu Kawu Haliru.
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