The deceased, Abubakar Bilyaminu
Abubakar Bilyaminu, a final year student of the Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, reportedly died on Monday night, December 12, 2022, a day to his graduation.
According to schoolmates, the deceased, fondly called Abu Alhaji, was set to write his final paper on Tuesday, December 13, 2022.
The Students Union Government also confirmed the sad news in a statement signed by its president, Rt. Comr. Abubakar S Ahmad.
"With heavy heart and grieve we announce the Demised of our friend and brother Abubakar Bilyaminu, a final year student of Bsc Physics in Federal University Dutsin-ma, who passed on yesterday 12th of Dec, 2022," the statement read.
"The Students Union Government sincerely condole with pain and grive to our students, family and friends and pray that God Almighty forgives all his sins and grant him space in paradise. May the soul of Late Abubakar Bilyaminu rest in Jannah Firdausi. Amin. Accept our heart felt condolence,"
A friend of the deceased, Ibrahim Yakatun, wrote;
"O Allah, forgive this our dear brother and friend Abubakar Bilyaminu who is together with us at Federal University Dutsin_Ma Katsina State, and at the same time a final year student of B.Sc. Physics,"
"Indeed, Death is inevitable and verily we belong to Allah and truly to him shall we return. This our dear brother and friend is supposed to write his final year exams today and graduate together with is fellow course mate, But unfortunately passed on yesterday night, May Allah elevate his station among those who are guided, send him along the path of those who came before, and forgive us and him, O Allah, enlarged for him his grave and shed light upon him in it".
"May Allah shower all our loved ones who have passed with all His forgiveness and mercy, and may He elevate their status and grant them Jannatul Firdaus. May He give us the ability to do good that benefits them in their graves and may He soothe the aching and grieving heart.''