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General News of Thursday, 19 November 2020

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Unknown gunmen murder 35-year-old poly HoD in Ogun

He was Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics at the time of his death He was Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics at the time of his death

A 35-year-old lecturer of the D. S Adegbenro Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State was killed by some unknown gunmen on Tuesday, November 17.

Identified as Mufutau Waliu, The Punch reports he was shot by the assailants as he came out of the institution. He was Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics at the time of his death.

The lecturer was rushed to the General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta, where he was confirmed dead, The Punch reports.

The Head of the Public Relations at the institution, Yinka Adegbite, said the police had taken over the investigation.

He said, “The report we heard is that as he was coming out from the campus, he was waylaid by some gunmen. They shot him several times.

“The institution’s management, with the cooperation of the police, immediately took him to the State Hospital, Ijaye. On getting there, he was pronounced dead," according to The Punch.

“We have left the police to do their job. They will do the investigation and they will come out with their findings.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, described the incident as an assassination.

He said, “It is a case of assassination. They did not touch anything in his vehicle. He was trailed to Itori.  The Commissioner of Police has ordered investigation into the incident.”

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