Tension as Mathematics lecturer reportedly slayed in Benin
– Edo police command has confirmed the death of Dr Omoruyi Igbagbon, a retired mathematics lecturer at the College of Education, Ekiadolor in Benin, Edo state
– Dr Igbagbon was killed by unknown gunmen in the state
– One of the suspects has been arrested and detained
Dr Omoruyi Igbagbon, a retired mathematics lecturer at the College of Education, Ekiadolor, near Benin, has been confirmed killed by gunmen
Edo police command said Igbagbon was killed by gunmen in Benin less than eight months after his retirement as a teacher, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
The police public relations officer in the state, Chidi Nwabuzor, said on Sunday, May 3, that one suspect had been arrested in connection with the murder.
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According to Nwabuzor, police operatives of Ugbowo division got a distress call at about 10.45 p.m. on Saturday that the deceased had been shot by gunmen.
the PPRO said: “The operatives of the command rushed to the No. 21, Adolor College Road residence of the deceased and rushed him to University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), where he later died.