The Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State, Dr. Momodu Jimah is dead.

He was 60.

It was gathered he died around 7 pm on Friday after a brief illness.

Arrangements are ongoing to inter his remains this morning according to Islamic rites.

The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Government-owned tertiary institution, Mustapha Oshiobugie, confirmed the incident and burial arrangements to The Nation.