Prof. Gideon Okedayo, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), who was kidnapped last week, has been found dead, SaharaReporters reports.
The news medium quoted a source at the university that Prof. Okedayo’s dead body was found inside a bush.
Okedayo was abducted by gunmen on Igara road in Akoko Edo area of Edo State while traveling to his hometown on Thursday.
“It is sad. They have killed Prof. Okedayo. We learnt about his gruesome killing yesterday (Monday) night.
“We were called from the police station that they have found his dead body.
“And they confirmed to us that he must have been murdered by his abductors. This is just a sad moment for all of us at the university,” the source was quoted as saying on phone.