Professor Ovaborhene Idamoyibo, a lecturer with the Delta State University, Abraka, who was kidnapped on the April 9, 2022, is dead.
The Head of Department, Music was found unconscious after his abductors released him following the payment of a N3 million ransom
Daily Report Nigeria recalls that Idamoyibo was kidnapped in Eku, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, while returning to Abraka after a family meeting in Sapele.
His abductors had demanded N50 million as ransom for family members to secure his release.
He was released on Sunday night, but was found lifeless by those who went to pick him up, Oasis Magazine reported.
The deceased was rushed to a private clinic for first aid treatment, but was referred to the Oghara Teaching Hospital on Monday after his condition did not improve.
Idamoyibo is said to have died on the way to the Oghara Teaching Hospital as he was pronounced dead by doctors on arrival.