Ex-UI deputy VC kidnapped, abductors demand N50m

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Ex- UI Deputy VC, has been kidnapped

Professor Adigun Agbaje, a former deputy vice chancellor for academics at the , has been abducted.

The family has been approached by the kidnappers, who are demanding N50m in ransom.

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Prof. Agbaje, who is currently on sabbatical at Olabisi Onabanjo University, was reportedly on his way to Ibadan at around 6 of the clock on Friday when kidnappers stopped him near Sat Guru-Maharaji Garden.

Before fleeing with their victims, the kidnappers “eliminated some police officers around the scene,” according to a source in UI.

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One of the most esteemed individuals associated with the UI is Agbaje, a political science professor.

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As you may have discovered, he held the title of only First-Class degree holder in the university’s Political Science department for a number of years before being surpassed in the 2000s by Tunde Oseni, who is currently an Associate Professor at Lead City University, Ibadan.

As a smart student and a supporter of press freedom who helped the development of journalism on the UI campus in a variety of ways, including the Union of Campus Journalists, Adigun is claimed to have been adored by many of his pupils.

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