Credible information reaching us confirmed that
the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron,
Joshua Okpo, is dead.
Ngstudents.com gathered that,
Mr. Okpo died Tuesday in Abuja, where he had
travelled to for an official business of the
A source at the academy told our correspondent
that Mr. Okpo was expected to be at the
National Assembly on Tuesday morning to
discuss the academy’s budget with lawmakers.
The source said when staff of the academy
waited at the National Assembly complex for the
rector and did not see or hear from him for
several hours, they drove to his residence in
Abuja, where they found him dead in his room.
The cause of death was not yet known as at the
time of filing this report.
Mr. Okpo’s body was said to have been
deposited in the mortuary at the National
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