Mr Femi Adegboye, a lecturer with Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State, had died.
He was crushed to death by a yet-to-be-identified hit-and-run driver.
KOKO TV NG reports that Adegboye was a lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at the university.
The incident occurred on Saturday, September 9, while the deceased was waiting to board a taxi from Kaduna Junction along Lokoja/Abuja Expressway to Osara, his place of work.
The Head, Public Relations Unit, CUSTECH, Osara, Balogun Omeiza, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the Vice Chancellor of CUSTECH, Professor Salawu Sadiku, described the lecturer’s death as ‘shocking’.
“The death of Mr. Femi Adegboye came to us all as a rude shock and we have no reasons whatsoever to question God.
“As much as we wanted to have a long lasting working relationship with Mr. Femi Adegboye, the result of his untimely death has cut off our relationships and I must confess that this is a hard pill for us to swallow as an institution,” the vice chancellor said.
The late Adegboye was born on June 3, 1985. He is survived by his wife, children and extended family members.
His burial service will be held according to Christian rites on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at his hometown in Egbe, Kogi State.
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