The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the murder of Prof. Opeyemi Ajewole of University of Ibadan by gunmen.
Ajewole, a Professor of Social and Environmental Forestry at the institute, was killed on Monday night on his way home.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Adewale Osifeso confirmed the incident on Tuesday in Ibadan.
“The matter is under investigation. Updates would be provided accordingly,” Osifeso said.
Also, a lecturer in the institution, who prefered to be anonymous, said Ajewole was killed while driving home.
“It is true, he was killed last night while returning home. They shot him and took his car away,” he said.