Kidnapped Ondo varsity lecturer 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 earlier 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. NAN reports that Late Okedayo until his death was a senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies at OSUSTECH.
        Meanwhile, the Spokesman of Ondo State Police Command, SP Femi Joseph, had earlier confirmed receiving official report on the kidnap of the don from the university management, but declined further comments because the incident happened in Edo. The police in Edo is yet to react to the development as CSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the Public Relations Officer of the command, was yet to return several calls put to him. But the command had earlier confirmed recovering the late lecturer’s official car, a Toyota Corolla marked 06X47OD.

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