Panic As Ondo Varsity Lecturer Slumps, Dies

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A senior lecturer at the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, Dr. Gilbert Ibitola has reportedly died after he suddenly slumped.

According to sources in the university, the lecturer, aged 58, died in his apartment.His death which has been described as mysterious, our correspondent gathered had sent fear and anxiety across the campus.

Disclosing that the deceased lecturer was not sick before the unfortunate incident, one of the sources described him as someone full of life before the unfortunate incident.

Confirming the death of the lecturer, the institution’s branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU in a statement issued by its Chairman, Dr. Dipo Akomolafe, said the deceased, who was of the Department of Physical Sciences, died on Friday.

Ibitola was a brilliant scholar and great physicist who devoted his life time to teaching, research and community service which contributed immensely to the growth and development of the department and the university at large.”

“He has several publications in renowned academic journals to his credit and has not been known to compromise academic standard in his research pursuit in any way or form.”

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