Final-year medical student who turned food vendor during ASUU strike has died

Usman Abubakar-Rimi, a Medicine and Surgery final-year student of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS), who ventured into the food-selling business due to the prolonged ASUU strike, has died.

Shortly after the strike was declared on February 14, 2022, Abubakar-Rimi opened a food outlet and noodles joint in the Diplomat area in Sokoto.

He reportedly died recently after a brief illness. The Chairman of 21st Century Enterprenuer Hub, Umar Idris, who is a close associate of the deceased confirmed the news to journalists.

He said Abubakar-Rimi has been buried according to Islamic rites. He described him a humble person and a dedicated student and entrepreneur.

According to Idris, the deceased was Katsina State Coordinator of the 21st Century Entrepreneurs Hub, and actively participated in coordinating Global Entrepreneurship activities in 2019 and 2020.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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