A tenured professor at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Professor Gideon Okedayo, abducted by armed men, was found dead.
Okedayo, who was kidnapped on the road to Igara in the area of Akoko Edo, in the state of Edo, on his way to his hometown on Thursday.
A university source said Tuesday that the professor’s body was found inside a bush.
“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,” he said on phone.