Professor Opeyemi Ajewole, a faculty member of the University of Ibadan, has been fatally shot by unidentified gunmen. The incident occurred at approximately 9pm on Monday in the Olororo area of Ojoo, Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
During the attack, the assailants also stole Professor Ajewole’s Toyota Corolla car. Reports suggest that he was targeted while on his way home.
A colleague at the university confirmed the tragic event, stating, “Yes, it’s true. He was killed last night as he was returning home in the Olororo area near Ojoo. The incident took place around 9pm, and they took his car.”
The colleague further described Professor Ajewole as a kind-hearted individual who was known for his humility and friendly nature.