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Gunmen kill UI professor in Ibadan
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Tue, 6 Jun 2023   ||   Nigeria,

A professor at the University of Ibadan, Opeyemi Isaac Ajewole, has been killed by suspected assassins.

It was gathered that the don was killed while returning to his home in the Moniya area of Ibadan on Monday evening.

CEOAFRICA gathered that his corpse has been deposited at UI Anatomy.

A source in the university told our correspondent that Ajewole’s car was taken away after he was shot dead.

One of the friends of the deceased, Olukayode Ogunsanwo, also confirmed the death of the don on Tuesday.

The friend who was in a sober mood, simply said, “Yes. It is true. It is true”.

Ajewole, until his death, was a lecturer in the Department of Forest Resources Management of the university.

He was born on 6 March 1962.

Principal Assistant Registrar, Public Communications, at the university, Joke Akinpelu, when contacted on Tuesday, also confirmed the incident.

Akinpelu, who did not give further information, said, “Yes, it is true. But we are not sure if it is armed robbers or hired assassins.

“He was killed yesterday. The incident happened yesterday”.


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