Police has begun a man-hunt for killers of 34-year old First Class graduate of Obafemi Awolowo Universtity (OAU), and former Associate lecturer at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), assasinated outside D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic’s gate
The Head, Public Relations Unit of the D.S. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, Yinka Adegbite, has given graphical details of how gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, killed Mufutau Waliu, the Head of Department of Electrical and Electronics at the institution.
Waliu was a First Class graduate of Obafemi Awolowo Universtity (OAU), and former Associate lecturer at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) before joining the D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic.
Adegbite, who confirmed the assasination of Waliu to newsmen, declared that the police had taken over the investigation.
“The deceased closed from work on Tuesday, as he was coming out from the campus, the report we heard was that he was waylaid by some gunmen. They shot him several times.
“The institution’s management, with the cooperation of the police, immediately took him to the State Hospital, Ijaye. On getting there, he was pronounced dead.
“Of course, we are yet to ascertain what happened. We have left the police to do their job. They will do their investigation normally and come out with their findings later,” Adegbite stated.
When contacted, the spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, described the incident as a case of assassination, saying that the command had begun hunting for the killers.
“The CP has ordered investigation by Homicide section. We are working assiduously to ensure that the killers are brought to book,” Oyeyemi said.
A friend of the deceased, Mustapha Ganny added in a post on Facebook; “No longer news that Engr Mufutau Waliu Olayemi a brilliant 1st class student of OAU, former Associate lecturer MAPOLY, immediate past Technical Secretary NSE, HOD Elect/Elect of DS Adegbenro ICT polytechnic, Itori was assassinated yesterday 17/11/2020 and laid to rest today at his home town Saki. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”