Professor Jerome Boluwaji Elutayo Elusiyan of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.
The Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health was the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTHC).
He was killed on Friday while his driver, according to a source, is still in critical condition.
It was gathered that the Professor was shot dead by armed robbers between Auchi and Benin road on his way from Ekpoma.
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The Public Relations Officer of OAUTHC, Mrs. Kemi Fasoto, confirmed the incident to journalists on Saturday.