Friends and family of Sule Mathew, a recent first-class graduate from the Faculty of Communication, Bayero University Kano, are present in tears after gunmen shot him (Sule) dead while on his means to Anambra state for the obligatory one yr National Youth Service Corps scheme.
Further studies say Sule was killed with different passengers at Ekwulobia, in Anambra State.
Silas Manager, one among Sule’s coursemate who spoke to PR Nigeria stated the deceased was billed to take part in the forthcoming orientation program of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and had not too long ago misplaced his father.
“Mathew was among the first set of students to intern with PRNigeria Centre in Kano in 2019. He lost his father in June, few months to his final examination, and graduated as the overall best student of our Department in August 2021 and was due to enrol for mandatory NYSC programme next week.” Salis Manager stated
Another tear-filled coursemate of Sule who lamented the state of affairs stated: ”He was on a 6-month non-residential fellowship program that trains, and mentors younger citizen activists to push for democratic reforms – Gidan Yanci. He was on his means to Anambra from Abuja when the gunmen attacked their automobile.”
His sister, Jemila disclosed that Sule travelled together with his boss on that ill-fated day together with different passengers together with the motive force in a non-public automobile.
In her phrases: “After waylaying them, the gunmen opened fire on them killing all of them except the driver who escaped. So, when we couldn’t reach him and heard of the incident, we sent Sule’s picture to the mortuary to confirm if he was among those killed and we got feedback that he was identified among those killed.”
Sule’s final put up on social media throughout his remaining examinations in 2021 learn:
”So what has actually modified after 4 years?
“4 years in the past, I decided to depart every little thing together with my Distinction end result in HND 1 to Pursue a University diploma. Today, I’m graduating, Let’s take a look at what has actually modified in the previous 4years.
“Before I dive into the tales of “my transitions ” I need to sincerely lengthen my appreciation to God and to everybody who’ve been a part of my tutorial journey – My Parents, Uncle Joe, Aunty Omaye… the checklist is infinite.
“My lecturers who opened the doorways of their workplaces and of their hearts to share in my private tales of losses and beneficial properties.
“My friends who made me feel too well at home even though I traveled closely 800KM away from my home, you made BUK “HOME away from HOME” for me.
“Thank you Google – for your many services.
“SO WHAT HAS REALLY CHANGED
“1. My understanding of the world: I used to be born and raised in a village of lower than 70 homes at a time and my life, till 2015, had revolved round solely 3 main cities in Kogi state. This singular most missed expertise formed my understanding of the world and my interactions with identical.
“However, my publicity to individuals, locations and circumstances pretty totally different from what I used to be acquainted with, has reshaped my understanding of the world round me – By studying, unlearning and relearning the core values of the various cultures with which I interacted.
“Some of the very humorous, very fundamental and extra beneficial a part of my learnings are; I’ve learnt to right my pronunciations of English phrases, delimitate my sturdy mom’s tongue interference, study fundamentals of different languages, study new meals and observe some new methods of life.
“Professionally, I’ve been educated by means of my nicely structured course to a outstanding degree of proficiency in data expertise, media and communication sciences (majoring on the brand new media) – thanks to my inspiring Head of Department- Dr. Nura Ibrahim and all of the extremely dedicated workers members of the division of knowledge and Media Studies and your entire school of communication-Bayero University, Kano.
“Combining my class work with some out-of-class coaching has helped me to personally advance my technical abilities and have strengthened my flare for technological improvements. I’m now skilled in UI/UX design.
“My sturdy engagements in extracurricular actions have modeled me in the trail of initiatives managements. Please rent me.
“While pursuing good grades and wanting to achieve life saving experiences, I’m pleased that I didn’t sacrifice the place of constructing an amazing network- my associates are my best belongings.
“My best pleasure lies in people who might depend me as being a part of their tutorial success. I sincerely remorse these instances I couldn’t attain out to people who wanted my assist.
“My finest moments as an undergraduate pupil had been on the reception of my first scholarship, my certificates of recognition from my VC- Prof. Yahuza Bello, the Honorable point out award from Facebook (with my crew at heartUmight) and my finalist award at enactus National competitors (2019 with my crew)
“The saddest part of my story is returning home and meeting my father no more. Rest In Peace father.”
May his soul relaxation in peace.