Prof. Emmanuel Amadi, a lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, Rivers State University (RSU) has been reportedly killed in his apartment at Rumuorlumeni in Port Harcourt.
Report made available to schoolworld revealed that some suspected armed robbers killed him in the early hours of yesterday.
Of recent, the city of Port Harcourt has been an area for notorious criminal activities, especially the incessant kidnaping of lecturers and students of tertiary institutions which made som]]e of the residents to appeal to security agencies to capture and arraign the culprits.
However, RSU Spokesman, Mr. Sydney Enyindah, who confirmed the sad incident, said it was a great loss to the university.
”Prof. Amadi was attacked in his house in the early hours of yesterday by armed robbers. The sad information came while we were having a management meeting today,” the spokesman stated.
Usman Bello, the state commissioner of police, has said the killing would be investigated and all the perpetrators must be brought to book.