Prof. Gideon Okedayo, a lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science of Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, who was recently kidnapped has been found dead.
According to reports the decompose body of deceased was discovered on Monday in a bush where his abductors kept him.
Dr Dipo Akomolafe, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), OSUSTECH Chapter confirmed the incident to reporters on Tuesday in Okitipupa.
He said that ASUU and the university were sad and in disarray over the development.
It will be recall that Okedayo was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on the eve of Sept. 5 at Akoko junction on Igara-Auchi road alongside his driver on his way to his hometown in Igara, Edo.
Untill his death Late Okedayo was a senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies at OSUSTECH.
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.