Less than 48 hours after some yet to-be-identified gunmen killed Jerome Elusiyan, Professor of Paediatrics at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, the institution has announced the death of Dr Victoria Oluwaremilekun, another lecturer.
According to The Nation, Oluwaremilekun, until her death on Sunday morning, was the acting head of the Department of Dramatic Arts of the institution.
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According to a release by the public relations officer of the university, Abiodun Olarewaju, “the deceased lecturer, who directed this year’s convocation play which was staged four days ago, was also yesterday (Saturday) a part of the academic procession of the grand finale of the university’s 44th convocation.”
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Olarewaju said that Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, the vice-chancellor, who is visibly distraught by the incident, had visited the university’s teaching hospital, and directed that necessary papers be filled for a post-mortem, to determine the cause of her death.