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MARAFAN NUPE DIES AT 86

The death has occurred of the first professor of veterinary medicine in northern Nigeria and the Marafan Nupe, professor Shehu Jibril Bida.

Professor Shehu JIBRIN Bida who died in the early hours of today, Thursday, 19th November 2020, was the first northern Nigerian to receive Doctor of veterinary medicine from United States of America.

He was also the first Nigerian veterinary surgeon PHD in veterinary pathology and microbiology from ABU Zaria.

The late professor Shehu Bida was the first general manager of the national life stock production company limited and a member of the Nigerian veterinary council examination board.

Born on the 1st October 1934, professor Shehu JIBRIN Bida left behind three wives, many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The late Marafan Nupe is expected to be buried today in Bida.

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