Few weeks from now, she would have graduated from the Department of Economics at the Umar Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina.

Her parents and loved ones would have been so proud of her achievement.

Unfortunately, Zainab Umar's dreams and aspirations were cut short after she died from snake bite.

The university authority, through its spokesperson, Fatima Sanda, confirmed the incident.

However, insisting that Umar died in her residence and not on campus.

She said, “Zainab died on Sunday in her home. She was bitten by a snake on Friday and was treated at the University Health Centre immediately. Her parents came to pick her the following day, which was Saturday. What we heard this morning (Monday) is that she died. The university authority will issue a formal statement on the incident tomorrow (Tuesday).”

Umar, who was a spill-over student in the Economics Department, would have graduated from the institution last academic session. She was said to have died on Sunday night.

Also, a senior lecturer in the department and another student disclosed, on condition of anonymity, that the news of the deceased’s passage was broken to them in the morning through some of her friends who went to visit her at home".


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