Six suspected hired assassins in the earlier hours of Monday, January 9, killed a lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Prof. Gabriel Okayi. According to a report on The Punch, Okayi, a professor of Aquatic Pollution, was murdered at about 3.30am on Monday in his residence in the Northbank area of Makurdi, capital of Benue state. Confirming the report, Rosemary Waku, head of the public relations unit of the University, said the gunmen stormed the home of the lecturer, which is located outside the institution and shot him. Waku said that the management of the university had already reported the matter to the police authority for immediate action.
See photo below: