Nigerian Community mourns the death of Dr Daniel Yakubu Kutchin

NIDOG pay its respects to the “nuclear physicist and IT expert”

August 12th, 2019
Giorgia Calabrese, News from Berlin
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On 7 August 2019, an eminent fellow of the Nigerian community in Germany passed away: Dr Daniel Yakubu Kutchin, nuclear physicist and IT expert, was found dead in his flat in Monchengladbach, according to the “Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Germany”.

After obtaining his degree in physics, at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (Nigeria), Dr Kutchin decided to get his PhD in Nuclear Physics in Bonn, at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University. However, he quit his professional career in 2013, in order to devote himself to Nigerian cause. He worked side by side with the German government, within the framework of the Dual Vocational Training (DVT) Partnership, aiming to tackle unemployment between young people as well as their lack of professional skills, by promoting vocational education in Nigeria.

“With the death of Dr Kutchin, Nigerians in the Diaspora have lost a valuable member and our nation a patriot, who made meaningful contributions to the development of Nigeria.”(…)“We will remember him not only for his passionate interest in the politics of his home state but also his involvement in projects to promote human capital development in our country.” stated Dr RosaLyn Dressmann, president of NIDOG.


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