Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has described the killing of Professor Gideon Okedayo as barbaric.
Okedayo was a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa before he died in the den of his abductors
Governor Akeredolu described the development as heinous, saying that the death of the late Professor is a big loss not only to the academic community, but the entire country.
The late Professor body was found around the scene where he was reportedly abducted in Edo State, on Tuesday night .
He was on his way to his hometown of Igara in Edo State before the unfortunate incident happened.
Governor Akeredolu expressed deep shock over the death of Prof. Okedayo in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Ojo Oyewamide.
He urged security agencies to apprehend those involved in the dastardly act.
The governor also stressed the need for security operatives to step up strategies in order to stop avoidable killings that had pervaded the nation lately.