FUTA Confirms Death of Deputy Registrar


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By James Sowole

The Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA), yesterday confirmed that one of its deputy registrars, Dr. Amos Arijesuyo, who was the Head, Guidance and Counseling Unit, Students Affairs Division, died of injuries from the gunshots wound he suffered when his private vehicle was attacked along the Ilesa-Akure road in the evening of Saturday, January 16, 2021.

The Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of FUTA, Mr. Adegbenro Adebanjo, disclosed the incident in a statement, made available to journalists.

According to Adebanjo, 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.

He said: “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…

Source: Thisday Newspaper