Prof. Emmanuel Shu, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Bamenda has recounted the shocking circumstances surrounding the death of Prof Mbufong Paul, who died in Bambili, Thursday.
In a press release signed today on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shu writes that Prof. Mbufong Paul was killed by unidentified assailants on his way to school.
The statement further said, the killers chased the late lecturer of linguistics and Director of Administrative Affairs where he was hiding behind the Tubah Council, before carrying out the gruesome act.
The University assures lecturers, and students of their security, and addressed a message of condolence to the bereaved family of the murdered professor.
This outing is coming to debunk claims that the University Don received stray bullets. The entire university community is in grief since the incident occurred.
A serious gunfight was reported yesterday morning in Bambui during which a soldier was reportedly shot, though officials are yet to issue a statement.
The situation kept locals indoors who were worried and unsure of their safety.
Tubah subdivision has been at the center of gun battles between soldiers of the National Defence Force and Ambazonian Fighters.