A 33-year-old lecturer at the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Maxwell Eseosa Aimuan, has reportedly been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Edo state.
Aimuan was a lecturer in the department of Public Administration. He was reportedly shot dead on June 12 in Isihor while driving into his compound.
Dockaysworld correspondent gathered that he he passed away at the hospital after he was rushed there following repeated gunshots by the assailants who promptly absconded.
The death of the lecturer was verified by the public relations officer of the university, Benedicta Ehanire, and described the deceased as hardworking and dedicated university staff.
The deceased, who was engaged in the institution in 2015 as a Graduate Assistant, reportedly parted with his friends after an evening outing around the Ugbowo area before he was killed.