Gunmen have killed a lecturer at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Dr. Aondoana Kwagher.

The late associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering was reportedly found dead on Saturday at Tarka Foundation in Makurdi.

NEWSNAIAJ learned  Kwagher was hit with a hard object on the head after which his throat was slit.

Dr. Ameh Ejembi,  The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUAM chapter, confirmed the death.

Also, Mrs. Rosemary Waku,  Head, Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the University, confirmed the report but said the institution had yet to get the full details of what happened.

DSP Catherine Anene,  The state Police Public Relations Officer, said, “Our men saw the man at Tarka Foundation in a pool of blood between 10 and 11 pm, so he must have been killed about an hour earlier; it looks like he was stabbed with a knife.”