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Gunmen Kill Nigerian Professor, Flee With Car

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Gunmen Kill Nigerian Professor, Flee With Car

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have killed Professor Opeyemi Ajewole, a senior lecturer at the premier University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Ajewole, who was a professor of social and environmental forestry, was murdered at Olororo, Ojoo area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at around 9pm on Monday.

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The gunmen went away with his Toyota Corolla car. He was said to be on his way home when he was attacked, The Nation reports.

A fellow staff of the university confirmed the incident to newsmen, saying: “It’s true. He was killed last night when he was returning home at Olororo area near Ojoo. The incident happened around 9pm and they took away his car.”
The co-staff described Ajewole as a “pleasant person, humble and easy-going.”

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