Tyem was a senior administrative officer of the institution and Woman Leader of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), FULafia chapter.
The decomposed body of a senior staff member of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) in Nasarawa State, Mrs. Angelina Tyem, was on Sunday discovered in her private apartment in Lafia, the state capital, four days after she disappeared.
She contested for the Akwanga North State constituency in the 2019 general election.
The Nation gathered that neighbours found her decomposed body in her apartment situated in the Sabon Pegi area of Lafia in the early hours of on Sunday.
The busy Sabon Pegi area was thrown into chaos as people thronged the apartment where she was found.
Security operatives were in the place to maintain law and order.
Sources said she was murdered by hired assassins.
Tyem survived a car crash a few weeks ago along Akwanga-Jos Road.
A resident of the area told our correspondent that “the body of the deceased was badly mutilated.
“The neighbours told us they had not seen her for the past four days and assumed she travelled, till her dead body was found in her room,” Abu stated.
Monday Seriki, chairman of SSANU, Federal University of Lafia Chapter, who visited the scene, said Tyem was murdered, and that her car and phones were not found in the apartment.
“I was called this morning around 9.am that our Woman Leader was found dead in her room. Police spokesman Ramhan Nansel confirmed the incident.