Photo: Tragedy strikes in OAU as Lecturer dies in His Office

Tragedy struck in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife as a lecturer mysteriously fell into the cold hands on death on Saturday morning.

Mr. Nicholas Igbokwe whose death threw the academic community into mourning was said to be a staff of the Department of Physical and Health Education, Obafemi Awolowo University.

While reacting to the sad incident, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Abiodun Olarenwaju confirmed the sad loss of the lecturer who was found dead in his office.

Olanrewaju said, “It’s a pity we lost him. Nobody expected that. He was brought in (hospital) this morning dead.”

It was reported that Igbokwe had been rushed to the school clinic when he was discovered in his office on Saturday morning before doctors on duty confirmed him dead on arrival.