Usman Abubakar-Rimi, a final-year student at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) studying medicine and surgery who started a food delivery service because of the protracted ASUU strike, has passed away.
In Sokoto’s Diplomat neighborhood, Abubakar-Rimi opened an Indomie joint and a culinary establishment.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the medical student passed away following a brief illness.
The Chairman of the 21st Century Entrepreneur Hub, Umar Idris, a close friend of the deceased, confirmed the death to NAN on Saturday.
Idris claimed that the deceased’s burial had followed Islamic customs. He described him as a modest individual who was a committed student and businessman.
He said that the deceased was the state coordinator for the 21st Century Entrepreneurs Hub in Katsina and actively took part in organizing activities related to global entrepreneurship in 2019 and 2020.
In addition, he organized numerous other skill-building trainings and the largest CEO gathering in Katsina from 2019 to 2020, the Young CEOs Meetup in Katsina.
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He mentioned that the 21st Century Entrepreneurs Hub in Katsina empowered over 1,000 women and youths with varied entrepreneurial skills while under Abubakar-direction. Rimi’s
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUUprotracted )’s industrial action, according to the dead in an exclusive interview conducted on September 9, 2022, provided him the chance to start his own food company.
The deceased further disclosed to NAN that he launched an egg and poultry distribution company during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Usman Abubakar-Rimi has recommended students to use their free time to engage in enterprises, highlighting the numerous options afforded by online services.(NAN)