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OAU Lecturer Kidnapped

Yetunde Oladejo, Osogbo

A lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU), Ile-Ife identified as Dr. Femi Omisore has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Omisore, a lecturer at the department of Environmental design Management was said to have been kidnapped on Saturday at Ado Ekiti, while on his way to Oye Ekiti.

It was gathered that the kidnappers also killed the driver of Omisore and burnt his vehicle to ashes before leaving the scene.

According to the source, “a car was trailing him and his driver tried to escape but he was caught. The driver tried so much to avoid being overtaken by the unknown men but it was painful that he did not succeed. They eventually killed him.

“The kidnappers revisited the area and shot at the petrol tank of the vehicle until it got burnt.”

The Chairman of OAU Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), Dr. Caleb Aborisade, confirmed the incident to journalists.

“It is true. He was taken away and his driver was killed. His car was also burnt,” he said.

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