Kuala Lampur, July 12 -- The Limkokwing University of Creative Technology today confirmed that Thomas Orhionsefe Ewansiha, its doctorate student who died recently is from Nigeria.

In a statement of condolences, the private university said it learnt of Ewansiha's death yesterday.

"The University was informed of his passing yesterday and we offer our sincere condolences to his family and many close friends.

"By all accounts Mr Thomas was a passionate and kind member of our community, respected by those lucky to meet him," the university said in a statement made available to Malay Mail.

The university said Ewansiha was 33 and leaves behind a wife and two young children.

It said Ewansiha who was studying for a PhD in Management was a "be...