A senior staff of the university who preferred to be anonymous confirmed this to Channelstv on telephone.
The staff said he obtained the information from the Divisional Police Officer of the town close to where Prof. Okedayo was abducted in Edo State.
His story has since been corroborated by the police command in Edo state.
The command spokesperson however did not give extra details as of the time of filing this report.
Professor Okedayo, until his death was a lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Sciences in OSUSTECH.