By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
A lecturer in the Department of Physical and Health Education of the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU), Ile-Ife, Mr. Nicholas Igbokwe has been reportedly found dead in his office on Saturday morning.
It was gathered that Igbokwe was seen hale and hearty in the faculty on Saturday morning, before the unfortunate incident happened.
The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun Olarenwaju who confirmed the death of Igbokwe said: “It’s a pity we lost him. Nobody expected that. He was brought into hospital this morning dead.”
The demise of the lecturer thrown the Department, and the institution as a whole into mourning.
One of his colleague who pleaded anonymity described him as a gentleman to the core, very dutiful man who really knew his onus, adding that his demise sincerely came as a rude shock to all of them.