UNIBEN lecturer shot dead by terrible gunmen (Photo)



Suspected gunmen, on Wednesday night shot dead a Professor at the faculty of Engineering UNIBEN, Paul Otasowie after he arrived his house stationed at Benin City.

It was gathered that the gunmen released gunshot at sight to chase people away before taking the professor's life without collecting any of his belongings.

The Public Relation Officer of the university, Mr. Michael Osasuyi when contacted concerning the incident said the university is yet to get full details concerning the assassination

He said, “For now, the university cannot ascertain what had transpired. But we are sending delegates now to the house to meet with the family. 

“We commiserate with the family and it is a big blow to the university. He was one of the persons who have ensured that work is done and done well.” 

“The Vice-Chancellor commiserates with the family and the school is mourning,” he stated.

DSP Moses Nkombe, Edo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said three suspects have been arrested in relating with the killing of the lecturer.

“So our men are investigating the incident so as to ascertain whether they are armed robbers or suspected kidnappers”.

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