Dr. Ayasen Kemeakigha, the dean of student affairs at Niger Delta University, owned by Bayelsa State, was killed on January 21 while travelling from the university to Yenagoa, the state capital, in a single vehicle accident on the famed Tombia Amasomma Road.
The deceased was the only occupant of the vehicle, according to a statement made by SP Asinim Butswat, the public relations officer for the Bayelsa State Police Command.
“On 21st January 2023 at about 14:45 hours policemen responded to a scene of a lone fatal car accident along Tombia-Amassoma Road, Bayelsa State, and discovered that the only occupant in the vehicle, a Toyota Corrolla with Reg. N0. 06H 132 BY was burnt to death.
Upon inquiries, it was revealed that the deceased was Dr Ayasen Kemeakegha, 55, the Dean of Student Affairs of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma. The corpse has been evacuated to the morgue. Investigation is ongoing.”
The institution is yet to comment on this development.