Babcock University Mourns The Loss Of A Professor Of Law To Suspected Kidnappers - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, April 22, 2024

Babcock University Mourns The Loss Of A Professor Of Law To Suspected Kidnappers

Management of the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo in Ogun State has expressed its sadness over the loss of Prof. Yinka Olomojobi, a professor of human rights law and gender law to suspected kidnappers.

The tragic incident occurred in Iperu-Remo town between 8pm and 9pm last Friday, April 19, 2024 along Iperu-Sagamu Road, 8 kilometres from Ilisan-Remo campus, and 3 kilometres from Iperu-Remo campus of the university 

This came as a rude shock to the entire university community, which has been thrown into mourning.

The Nigeria Police Force according to 
Director, Communication and Marketing of the university,  Dr.Joshua Suleiman, is investigating the act of utmost savagery by these suspected kidnappers. 

The law enforcement agencies in conjunction with the Ogun State government are reportedly on the trail of the perpetrators and more men and women of the security agencies have been deployed to ensure the maximum safety of lives and property in the entire axis of the state.

The don who began his career in Babcock University on April 1, 2011, was a vibrant personality who gave his all to imparting knowledge and empowering young people of the university where he taught. He had his Bachelor’s degree in Law: (LLB) from the Ogun State University, (1985 -1990) and his Masters and doctoral degree programmes (2006 – 2010) from the University of Liverpool and Lancaster University, England respectively.

The university commiserates with his family, friends, faculty, staff, and students at this time of grief and prays for God’s comfort and courage to bear the loss.

"We assure all our stakeholders- students, parents, host community, faculty and staff that Babcock University will continue to collaborate with all government security and local vigilance agencies to ensure the maximum protection of lives and property within and around the university environment", the Institution assured.

" The partnership with our stakeholders over the years has yielded positive outcomes, and we will continue to explore greater collaborative endeavours to ensure a safer, learning, and living space for all", the university concluded 

No comments:

Post a Comment