Friday, 15 May 2015

Kidnap: OAU Lecturer Abducted, Driver Killed

A lecturer at the department of Environmental Design Management at the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU), Ile-Ife, Dr. Femi Omisore, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

It was gathered that the lecturer was kidnapped at Ado Ekiti while on his way to Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

According to a source, the kidnappers also killed the driver of Omisore and burnt his vehicle to ashes.

It was gathered that the hoodlums trailed the lecturer and the attempt by his driver to escape them cost him his life as the kidnappers gunned him down, dragged his boss out of his car and whisked him away.

They then fired at the petrol tank of the vehicle and set it ablaze.

The chairman of the OAU chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Caleb Aborisade, confirmed the incident: “It is true. He was taken away and his driver was killed. His car was also burnt.” he said.

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