The Director General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Prof. Habu Galadima, has died due to complications from COVID-19.
The NIPSS confirmed the death in a tweet on Sunday
Though the tweet didn’t mention the cause of his death, reliable sources who disclosed the COVID-19 connection to The Interview said the late DG took ill about a week ago after the graduation ceremony of the institute.
The tweet read, “On behalf of the Board of Governors, Management and staff of the National Institute, we regret to announce the sudden demise of the Director General/CEO of NIPSS, Kuru, Prof Habu Shuaibu Galadima which occurred this morning 20 December, 2020 after a brief illness.
“He will be buried according to Islamic rites.”
The message was signed by Brigadier General CFJ Udaya(rtd), the Secretary/Director of Administration of NIPSS, Kuru, Plateau State.