A Deputy Registrar of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Ondo State, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, has been killed by suspected bandits on Sunday night, January 17.
Dr. Arijesuyo was attacked by the armed bandits while driving in his personal vehicle along the Ilesa-Akure road.
A statement by the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the university, Adegbenro condemned the attack on the Registrar and prayed for the repose of his soul.
“Dr Arijesuyo was returning to Akure from a trip to Ibadan when his vehicle ran into an ambush laid by unknown gunmen who were operating on the road around 5.30 PM.
The bandits shot sporadically at the vehicle targeting the five occupants. Unfortunately, some of the bullets hit Dr Arijesuyo and the driver. The driver managed to drive the vehicle away from the scene of the attack and concerted efforts were made to seek immediate medical help.
However Dr Arijesuyo succumbed to the fatal injuries from the gunshots he suffered…
Source: Linda Ikeji