The kidnapped lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology , Professor Gideon Okedayo is dead.
It was gathered that the police broke the sad news to the school authorities on Monday night.
The Chairman of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian University (SSANU) of the institution, Temidayo Temola on Tuesday confirmed the death of the professor of mathematical science to journalists.
Recall that Okedayo was kidnapped in company of his driver along Auchi road in Edo state on Thursday.
Narrating how Okedayo was kidnapped, his driver, Sunday Omonigbo said the gunmen dragged Okedayo out of the vehicle while they hit him with cutlass in the right hand.
“Immediately we came out of the vehicle, they moved closer to my boss and dragged him away in the same vehicle. In the process, they hit me with a cutlass and injured me in my right hand. It was a very terrifying experience because I thought that they would kill the two of us.”