Hit-and run-driver kills lecturer in Kogi

The dead woman's body. Focus on hand

A hit-and-run driver has killed Mr. Femi Adegboye, a lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State,


Balogun Omeiza David, Head, Public Relations Unit, CUSTECH, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.


According to him, Adegboye was crushed to death while waiting to board a taxi from Kaduna Junction along the Lokoja/Abuja Motorway to Osara, his place of work on September 9, 2023.


The Vice Chancellor of CUSTECH, Osara, Engr. Prof. Salawu Sadiku has expressed his condolences to the  family of the late lecturer and the entire CUSTECH community.


“The death of Mr. Femi Adegboye came to us all as a rude shock, and we have no reason whatsoever to question God,” he stated.

“As much as we wanted to have a long-lasting working relationship with Mr. Femi Adegboye, the result of his untimely death has cut off our relationships, and I must confess that this is a hard pill for us to swallow as an institution.”

Until his death, the late Adegboye was a lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.


He was born on June 3, 1985. He is survived by his wife, children, and extended family members.


His burial service will be held according to Christian rites on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at his hometown in Egbe, Kogi State.

Hit-and run-driver kills lecturer in Kogi

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