The Zamfara State Chapter, of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has announced the passing away of her Chairman, Dr Tijjani Sa’idu, who died on Thursday, 11 January, 2017.
Mannir Bature, NMA secretary, disclosed the incident to the press in Gusau. He explained that his death was due to injuries sustained during a road accident while on his way from Sokoto to Gusau.
While the body of medical doctors in the country is in mourning mood over the deceased, who was a consultant ENT Surgeon at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Gusau, his colleague, the Medical Director at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau, Dr Bello Muhammad Kotorkoshi, has described the late Sa’idu as a hardworking and brilliant doctor.
The late Saidu hailed from Ringim in Jigawa State and his remains would be buried at his home town in accordance with the Islamic rites.
The association’s secretary offered prayers for him on behalf of the state’s NMA: “We pray that Almighty Allah grant him eternal rest and admit him into Aljanna Alfirdausi.”