Gbenga Olofingboyegun was declared missing after he left his work place on Thursday without any notice to his colleagues.
Adirector in the Ondo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Gbenga Olofingboyegun, who was declared missing by his family, has been found.
Mr Olofingboyegun’s mutilated body was recovered on Saturday evening in Akure, Ondo capital city.
On Thursday, he was declared missing after he left his work place, located on Oda road, without any note to his colleagues.
Staff members had posted on selected social media pages to notify the general public about the director’s sudden disappearance from work.
Also, family and colleagues had suspected that he might have been a victim of kidnappers and was waiting for calls from his abductors to demand a ransom.
It was gathered that the police found his decomposing body inside a public primary school in Akure.
A family source, who would not want his name mentioned, told our reporter that Mr Olofingboyegun’s body was found by the police.
“We were notified yesterday evening by the police that they found a body at St. Theresa Primary School. The body was that of Gbenga. He was murdered brutally as the assailants cut off his body part,” he said.
When contacted on Sunday morning, the Ondo police spokesperson Funmilayo Odulami, told The Gazette that the body had been evacuated from the scene.
“What happened was that there was a report at the station that a decomposing body was found at St. Theresa primary school.
“The homicide section of the police immediately swung into action and evacuated the body.
“And yesterday evening, the DPO had to invite the son of the deceased and the boy confirmed the body to be that of his father. The suit he wore to work on the last day he was declared missing was still on him,” Ms Odunlami said.
She added that the police had started its investigation into the case and assured that the assailants would be apprehended.
The late Olofingboyegun was the director in charge of the Department of Research and Statistics at the government education agency, TESCOM, in Akure.