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Former Catholic Education Secretary killed by “stray bullet”

Father Sob was reportedly caught by a stray bullet on Friday (c)All rights reserved

The former Catholic Education Secretary in Buea Alexandre Sob Nougi has reportedly been shot dead along the Buea-Muyuka road, sources have confirmed.

Father Alexander Sob Nougi who was the parish priest at the Sacred Heart Parish in Bomaka, a neighbourhood in Buea was reportedly caught by a stray bullet in Muyuka as security battled separatist fighters in the area.

“It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the passing onto glory of our beloved priest the Rev. Fr. Alexander Nougi Sob, a priest of our Local Church who was shot in Muyuka…” the Vicar General of the Buea Diocese, Rev. Fr. Asek Bernard said in a statement.


His death has been received with great shock by his christians who confirm he was seen in Buea on Friday morning. His corpse has been transported to the Buea Hospital mortuary.

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