OAU Lecturer found dead in his office
By; BAYO AKAMO.
The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife was thrown into confuion when a lecturer at the University, Professor Solomon Ogunniyi was found dead in his office on Thursday.
New Nigerian gathered that the Professor of Medicine and a former Provost of the College of Health Sciences gave up the ghost in his office and no one noticed for a long time.
Sources said it was when people around the late Professor’s office noticed that the lecturer had been in his office for hours without coming out that they checked on him but the door was locked. They forced the door opened after knocking without response only to meet his lifeless body slumped in his chair.
He was rushed to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead by the Doctors .
When contacted, the OAU Public Relations Officer, Mr. Biodun Olanrewaju, confirmed the death of the Professor. He said the death could be caused by illness, and ruled out murder.