Habu Galadima, the Director General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, near Jos, is dead.
Chukwuemeka Udaya, the Secretary and Director of Administration of the Institute announced the death in a statement on Sunday in Jos.
According to Mr Udaya, the DG died Sunday morning after a brief illness at the age of 57.
“On behalf of the Board of Governors, management and staff of the institute, we regret to announce the sudden demise of the Director General of NIPSS, Prof. Habu Galadima.
“This occurred this morning, December 20, after a brief illness.
“He will be buried according to Islamic rites,” he said.