A Professor, Gideon Okedayo of the department of Mathematical Science, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
Radio Nigeria gathered that he was kidnapped along Auchi road in Edo state on Thursday morning.
A labour leader at the institution, Comrade Dayo Temola confirmed the incident to Radio Nigeria.
Comrade Temola called on government and relevant security agencies to fast track the Professor’s unconditional release by his abductors.
The labour leader said Professor Gideon Okedayo was a thorough-bred academic who had been contributing to growth of education in Nigeria and beyond.