Auchi Polytechnic Rector, Dr. Momodu Jimah is Dead!
The Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State, Dr Momodu Jimah, is dead.
Dr. (TPL) Momodu Sanusi Jimah until his appointment as the substantive Rector, was in acting capacity as Rector of Auchi Polytechnic. He is a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. He is an Alumnus of the Polytechnic where he obtained the Higher National Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning in 1982, a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning in 1997 and a Masters in Business Administration in 2003. In 2007, he obtained his Masters Degree in Geo & Regional Planning of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. In 2011, Jimah bagged his Doctorate Degree in Geo & Regional Planning with specialization in Environmental Resource Management.
He joined the services of Auchi Polytechnic in 1991 where he has demonstrated consummate skills in teaching, research and administration rising to the rank of Chief Lecturer in 2009.
Dr. Jimah is a member of several Professional bodies among which are:
- Membership of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria
- Member, Environmental Management Association of Nigeria
- Member, Nigeria Environmental Society and Fellow Institute of Entrepreneurship of Nigeria.
He passed on Friday night at exactly 7pm, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie, in a telephone interview confirmed the sad incident on Saturday.
Oshiobugie said, “The institution is mourning following the demise of her rector who passed away on Friday at 7.00pm after a brief illness.”
“The remains of the Rector, Dr. Jimah will be committed to mother earth today Saturday at 10 am according to Islamic rites.”