Mufutau Olayemi, a lecturer and HOD of the Electrical Engineering Department, at D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori, in Ogun State, was killed in his car by unknown gunmen on Wednesday.
It was gathered that Olayemi was trailed to the Itori area by the gunmen in an unmarked vehicle and was shot at close range.
Olayemi was said to be returning from a conference. He died in his car while the culprits left without taking anything from him or his car.
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi said the command is treating it as a case of assassination, stressing that detectives from the homicide section have been dispatched to the area to investigate the matter.