The president of the Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN), Dr. Salim-Saleh Muhammad was announced to have died on Christmas day, December 25, 2022.
He died after a brief illness and was buried the same day in Kano, with the President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Dr. Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi, describing the development as an irreparable loss and sad development.
According to him, Muhammad was a renowned farmer and leader respected globally who believes in the future of Nigeria’s agriculture sector, adding that the late WFAN President was his mentor and a father to all.
He says, “He is my mentor. He introduced me to Association activities.
”He helped so much during our struggle to rescue AFAN and was a member of the 7-man Committee to name AFAN,” he said.
Mudi, on behalf of the Association, extended his condolences to loved ones, family and friends, WFAN, and the entire people of Kano.