There was shock as one Dr. Chiroma, a Nigerian from Adamawa state who was undergoing his PhD at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), was reportedly found dead in his hostel room on Friday March 27.
Dr. Auwal Mustapha Imam, who also studied in Malaysia, said that the deceased might have died yesterday but his body was discovered on Friday morning.
He wrote on facebook ;
“A Nigerian from Adamawa state studying PhD at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Dr. Chiroma has died in his hostel room amidst coronavirus lockdown. He might have died since yesterday, but his body was seen dead today after several hours without seeing him. He is a nice and friendly man, also so jovial.
May Allah forgive him and give the family fortitude to bear the loss. Amin”
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