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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Neighbour narrates how 65-year-old university lecturer dies from fire outbreak in Ondo


Neighbour narrates how 65-year-old university lecturer dies from fire outbreak in Ondo
The neighbours of a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State, Prof. Adegboyega Obadofin,  has described the fire outbreak which led to the death of the university don as a mysterious incident.

The remains of Prof. Obadofin, who was the acting Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the institution, was reportedly found around 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning by his neighbours.
One of the neighbours said that no one could ascertain the real cause of the fire disaster.
He said, “This is mysterious because there was no power supply to the house nor his power generating set on when the incident occurred.

“So, no one could state the cause of the fire incident and we at the other side of the neighborhood cannot state the cause.

“We have informed his family who are in Lagos about the incident and I heard the school management has visited the house of the deceased,” he said.

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Prof. Sunday Oginduyile, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution also confirmed the incident.
Prof. Oginduyile said the University community was currently mourning the shocking death the deceased.

“The incident happened in the mid – night of today and the residents in the community also confirmed that he (Obadofin) was burnt into ashes.
“This is a shocking incident to us in the University because we never expected this sad incident mostly at this trying times,” he added.
Meanwhile, as of the time of filing this report, the Ondo State Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, said he was yet to confirm the incident.

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