A professor at the Department of Mathematical Science, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa, Gideon Okedayo who was kidnapped last week has been found dead.

It was not certain if he was shot dead or suffered complications as at the press time.

He was kidnapped along Auchi Road in Edo state last Thursday.

The men of the Edo state Police command had on Saturday found the vehicle that was conveying him to Edo State.

The Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU at the institution, Temidayo Temola confirmed this to Newsmen in Okitipupa.

His death has since thrown the university community into mourning.