Gunmen on Tuesday killed 35-year-old lecturer at the D. S Adegbenro Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State, Mufutau Waliu.
Our correspondent gathered that Waliu, who was the Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics, was shot by his assailants as he came out of the institution.
The lecturer was rushed to the General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta, where he was confirmed dead.
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.
“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.”