Staff of the Kwara state Ministry of agriculture and rural development were on Monday thrown into tension as a director at the ministry was found dead in his office.
The director, who was identified as Dr Khalid Ibrahim Ndaman, was a director of veterinary in the ministry.
It was also gathered that the late director was well and sound.
It was learnt that a staff of the same ministry, who had an official matter with him, found his lifeless body in his office.
“The staff knocked on his door, but no response so after some time he went inside. There was a pending official matter since Friday that he needed to conclude with him so he needed to see him.
“Having waited outside and no response the staff went inside the office and met him resting his head on the table.
“He greeted him no response until he moved close and touch him to realise that he’s already dead,” a source at the ministry explained.
The spokesman of the state Police Command, Ajayi Okesanmi confirmed the incident when contacted.
”I’m aware of the incident. For now, it’s a case of sudden natural death until we complete the investigation. We will brief the press depending on the outcome of our findings.” he said.