FUT Lecturer Found Dead With Throat Cut Open

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A lecturer at the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna in Niger State, Dr. (Mrs) Adefolalu Funmilola Sherifat has been found dead in her residence in the Gbaiko Area of the town.

The institution’s chairperson of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Gbolahan Bolarin said Adefolalu’s body was discovered on Sunday morning by her church members.

They traced her home after she was not seen during service and forced the door to her house open.

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According to residents, the lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences was found in her pool of blood with her throat slit and knives found beside her.

The residents said until her death, she was staying with a female house help but laid off the girl on Friday, October 27.

It was gathered that the victim’s husband – who was a professor in the same school – had passed on.

Police authorities later moved the body to the mortuary.


The state police spokesman, Wasiu Abiodun, said that further information about the incident would be communicated in due course.

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