Kidnapped Professor found dead


A lecturer with the Ondo State University of Science of Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, who was recently kidnapped, has been found dead.

It was reported that a lecturer at OSUSTECH, in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, was kidnapped at Akoko Junction on the Igara-Auch highway in Edo State.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the decomposing body of the deceased was discovered on Monday in a bush where his abductors kept him.

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) OSUSTECH Chapter, Dr Dipo Akomolafe, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Tuesday in Okitipupa.

Akomolafe said that ASUU and the University were sad and in disarray over the development.

He said “His decomposing body was found in the bush. This is so sad to ASUU and his family members because the abductors never call anybody either ASUU or his family for ransom.”



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