Lifeless body of a lecturer, Dr Nicholas Igbokwe , was on Saturday morning found in his office at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife.
Until his death, Igbokwe was a lecturer in the Physical and Health Education Department of the university .
Although there is no official statement yet as to how the incident happened , a source in the department , said the late academic might have died on Friday without anyone knowing about it .
The source said , “ His lifeless body was already cold when it was discovered around 12 midnight on Saturday .
“ That suggests he died on Friday without anyone knowing about it .
I passed by his office around 7 . 30 pm on Friday and his car was not parked at the usual spot.
So , no one knew he was around .
“ Some members of staff later observed light was on in his office and entered there. He was already cold by then. ”
The lecturer was confirmed dead at the university’ s health centre.
The Public Relations Officer of the university , reports gathered that the late Igbokwe would be missed for his contributions to the university.
He said , “ I have not been fully briefed regarding the circumstances surrounding his death .
From the information available to me , he was rushed to the OAU Health Centre, but he died before getting to the facility . ”
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