Prof. Gideon Okedayo, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), abducted by gunmen, has been found dead, SaharaReporters can confirm.

Okedayo was kidnapped on Igara road in Akoko Edo area of Edo State while traveling to his hometown on Thursday. 

A source at the university told SaharaReporters on Tuesday that the dead body of the lecturer was found inside a bush. 

"It is sad. They have killed Prof. Okedayo. We learnt about his gruesome killing yesterday (Monday) night.  See Also Breaking News BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Ondo University Professor

"We were called from the police station that they have found his dead body. 

"And they confirmed to us that he must have been murdered by his abductors. This is just a sad moment for all of us at the university," he said on phone. 

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