A 33-year-old lecturer with the University of Benin, Maxwell Eseosa Aimuan has been killed by unknown gunmen in Edo state, IgbereTV reports.
Before his death, Aimuan was a lecturer in the department of Public Administration. He got engaged in the institution in 2015 as a Graduate Assistant.
On Saturday, June 12, Aimuan reportedly parted with his friends after an evening outing around the Ugbowo area. He was shot dead while he was driving into his compound in Isihor, Benin City.
According to reports, his assailants shot him severally before fleeing the scene. He was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The public relations officer of the university, Benedicta Ehanire, who confirmed the incident described the late lecturer as hardworking and dedicated university staff. Ehanire called on security agents to unravel those behind the killing.