Dr. Adefolalu Funmilola Sherifat, a lecturer with the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna in Niger State, has been found dead in her home in the Gbaiko Area of the town.
Channels TV reports that the chairperson of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) in the school Professor Gbolahan Bolarin said the body of the deceased was discovered on Sunday morning, October 29, when her church members traced her home after she was not seen during service.
Some residents said after forcing the door to her house open, she was found in her pool of blood with her throat slit and knives found beside her. Police authorities later moved the body to the mortuary.
Until her death, she was staying with a female house help but laid off the girl on Friday, October 27.
The Niger state police command is yet to confirm the incident.