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Thursday, 5 October 2017

UNIBEN Professor, Paul Otasowie Shot Dead By Hired Assassins At His Residence.

 
A Professor in the University of Benin, Edo State has been assassinated.

Professor Paul Otasowie of the Department of Electrical Engineering was shot dead yesterday in front of his gate.

The Public Relations Officer, Mr. Micheal Osasuyi, who confirmed the incident said: "We lost him yesterday, we are trying to get the right information now because we are getting different versions. The first source said  he was assassinated while the second source said it was an armed robbery incident, that he was inside a car and was shot dead."

He also said the professor's death was a huge loss to the institution as the deceased was a hardworking and dedicated staff, he said: "For now, the university can not ascertain what tanspired. But we are sending delegates now to the house to meet with the family. We commiserate with the family and it's a big blow to the university. He was one of the persons that ensure work is being done properly."
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