A lecturer in the Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering of the D.S Adegbenro Polytechnic located in Itori town, Ewekoro Local Government area of Ogun State, Engr Waliu Mufutau has been shot dead by suspected assailants
Penpushing reports that, the Head, Public Relations of the institution, Yinka Adegbite who confirmed the incident said the lecturer who was Head of the Department was gunned down Wednesday on his way home from work.
The polytechnic spokesman in a statement said the late lecturer closed from work on the day of the incident and was waylaid around the Itori axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and shot in his car.
“The late Engineer Mufutau, who until his death was the head of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, was on his way home from work on Tuesday around 5pm when he was attacked by gun men just before Wasinmi on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway’, he said
. “Mufutau was said to have spotted the men, who were said to be in mobile police uniform ahead of his car and probably suspecting that they were dangerous, stopped his car and put the gear in reverse motion but was overrun by the gun men who shot him several times in his car”.
Penpushing further reports that, the statement added that by the time some passersby and some members of staff of the institution got to the scene, Mufutau had been severely injured from the gun shot.
The statement added that, the police were contacted immediately and the lecturer was rushed to the State General Hospital, Ijaye, where he was pronounced dead, adding that, “the matter is now in the hands of the Police and we await the outcome of their investigation”.
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