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DELTA: Abducted DELSU lecturer dies after regaining freedom

AN abducted lecturer of the Delta State University (DELSU), Prof. Ovaborhene Idamoyibo, has reportedly died after regaining his freedom.

Ovaborhene, who was the Head of the Music Department at DELSU, was abducted at Eku, Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state on April 9.

The abductors had demanded the N50 million as ransom before releasing the victim, but the family eventually parted with N3 million to secure his release.

Family sources told journalists on Tuesday, that the varsity don was found unconscious on a lonely bridge in Abraka by passersby on Sunday and rushed to the Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH).

He was however pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

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