Prof. Sule Bello

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture has described the passing on of Professor Sule Bello a foremost Professor of History as not only painful but also very sad.
Otunba Olusegun Runsewe stated this in his condolence message to the family of Professor Sule Bello who passed on last Sunday. Extolling the virtues of Bello, the NCAC boos said that he was a great Historian, World Class Intellectual and a patriotic Nigerian, adding that the gap his death has created will be very difficult to fill.
Otunba Runsewe described Professor Sule Bello as an outstanding intellectual who contributed in grooming a crop of young and intelligent Nigerians while he was serving as a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.
According to Runsewe, Professor Sule Bello was a frontline Historian whose contribution to scholarship can be found in the various books and journal articles he wrote and the large number of intellectuals he mentored.
Otunba Runsewe stated that as the Second Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Professor Sule Bello brought his wealth of knowledge and experience to bear in repositioning the Council for greater efficiency in service delivery. “Bello laid the foundation of what we are reaping in the Council today” Runsewe said.
Adding that his style of administration firmly established the National Council for Arts and Culture on a sound footing, adding that the entire members of staff of the Council will remember Professor Sule Bello for his hardwork, administrative acumen, vision, dynamism, high sense of innovation, fatherly mentorship and capacity to achieve high results.
Otunba Runsewe pointed out that the entire members of staff of the Council have surrendered to the will of Almighty God while praying for the repose of his soul and for Almighty Allah to grant his family, friends, well-wishers and the entire people of Kano State, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.