Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, has been thrown into mourning as the Rector of the institution, Dr Momodu Jimah, has died.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, he passed on Friday night at exactly 7pm.
Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie, in a telephone interview confirmed the sad incident on Saturday.
The institution is mourning following the demise of her rector who passed away on Friday at 7.00pm after a brief illness.
His remains will be committed to mother earth today Saturday at 10 am according to Islamic rites.