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Ondo professor found dead, four days after he was kidnapped

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GIDEON Okedayo, a senior lecturer and professor in the Department of Mathematical Science of Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okiti-Pupa, who abducted on September 5, has been found dead.

The Chairman, Joint Action Committee of Staff Unions of OSUSTECH, Temidayo Temola confirmed Gideon’s demise on Tuesday.

His already decaying body was found on Monday, four days after he was abducted, in a bush where his abductors had kept him.

The don was kidnapped along with his driver by unknown gunmen at Akoko junction (Ondo State) on Auchi-Igara road while travelling to his hometown in Igara town of Edo State last Thursday.

He was in his official car, a Toyota Corolla marked 06X 47 OD, which was recovered by the Police on Saturday.

Gideon Okedayo was before his abduction and death a Professor and lecturer at the OSUSTECH. Image credit: Google/Sahara Reporters

 

The abducted driver had reported the case at the Igara Police Division upon his release.

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The driver was set free by the gunmen after securing a deep cutlass cut in his right hand.

Reports have it that no ransom was demanded by the kidnappers till the university lecturer died in captivity.

 

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