A lecturer of Rivers state University, Professor Amadi as yesterday, killed by suspected armed robbers yesterday.
It was reported that the Late Professor was a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology of the University.
This occurrence marks a twin with the recent killing of an Igbinedion University Lecturer by suspected kidnappers, Naija News reports
Confirming the incident, State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said the deceased died from head injury he sustained from the armed robbers.
Omoni said the robbers killed the lecturer after the deceased recognized one of the bandits. “We can confirm the sad incident of the murder of Professor E.N. Amadi of Rivers State University. Professor Amadi was murdered on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at about 0400 hours, when armed robbers attacked his house.”
“He was able to identify one of them (robbers) and because he was able to identify one of them, they came back and hit him with a rod they were holding and the man fainted.”
He said the deceased was confirmed dead at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital,”
Rivers’ Governor Wike