Yusuf Abbas, a final year student of the Federal University Dutsinma, FUDMA, drowned while swimming at Zobe dam, in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Abbas, a student of Geography Department had gone to the Dam along with some friends to relax on February 12.
It was gathered that Abbas' corpse was retrieved and taken to his country home in Kano, where he was buried.
The SUG President, Aliyu Sale Damaga, confirmed the incident in a statement published by his S.A on Media & Publicity, Aliyu Bashir Maiyaseen.
"PREAMBLE: CONDOLENCE MESSAGE TO THE FAMILY, FUDMITES AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AT LARGE, OVER THE DEMISE OF ABBAS YUSUF (400Lvl, Geography dept)
I regret to announce the death of Abbas Yusuf, a final year student from Geography department, Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State.
His death is a great loss, not only to his family but to the entire Fudmites.
May Almighty Allah grant him Jannatul Firdausi and also gives his family, friends, Fudmites and school management at large, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. May Allah make his grave a place of comfort and light. Aameen
Signed: Comr. Aliyu Sale Damaga, SUG President, Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State. "