Breaking: Unilorin’s Pro-Chancellor, Rafindadi dies 2weeks after new VC appointment

The Chairman and Pro-Chancellor, Mallam Habidu Yazid Rafindadi, OON is dead, Fresh Insight can authoritatively report.

The demise of the Katsina born former Secretary to the Government and Head of Service to the old Kaduna State is coming barely 2weeks after he announced the outcome of the selection process of new Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin.

Source from Abuja said Rafindadi died after a very brief illness.

He replaced Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Prof  Ibrahim Gambari as the Board Chairman of Savannah Centre before his appointment as the Governing Board Chairman and Pro-Chancellor of the Better by Far University in 2021.

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Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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