A Rivers State University lecturer, Professor Emmanuel Amadi, who is in-charge of the Department of Microbiology was murdered in his apartment at Rumuorlumeni, Port Harcourt.
The professor has been said to be killed in the early hours of yesterday.
Meanwhile, Port Harcourt, has been profaned to be a city of notorious criminals, involved in cultism, kidnapping, assassination and robbery by analyst.
The Rumuorlumeni residence, after the incident called on the attention of the security agencies to arrest and prosecute those involved in the crime.
However the new was confirmed by the Rivers state university spokes man Mr Sydney Enyindah, who said the death of the lecturer is a great loss to the institution.
“Prof. Amadi was attacked in his house at Rumuorlumeni, Port Harcourt in the early hours of yesterday by unknown gunmen. The sad news came while we were having a management meeting today.”
The state Commissioner of police, Usman Belle, stated that the all those who are involved in the crime will be brought to book, while investigation into the killing of the professor is still on.