Ngokentunjia: Suspected separatist fighters kidnap, kill Balikumbat deputy Mayor


The population of Balikumbat and councillors of Balikumbat Council are still in shock and consternation following the killing of their second deputy Mayor, Passi Christopher Dobah

According to reports The SUN gathered, Passi Christopher, who also doubles as the Principal of Government Bilingual High School, GBHS, Mbeunkong Bamenda—Ndop Ngoketunjia Division of the North West Region’s body was found dead lying four corners, in Baligashu early morning Saturday, November 25, 2023. The SUN learnt that his corpse was dropped there by his murderers.

Former Ngoketunjia second deputy Mayor, Passi Christopher Dobah

Passi Christopher Dobah, Second Deputy Mayor of Balikumbat Council, was first kidnapped by separatist fighters during the funeral of his brother in Baligashu on Saturday, November 11, 2023, according to official report.

He was murdered while in captivity on Friday November 24, 2023. “The Balikumbat Council executive members and staff learned with consternation the gruesome murder in cold blood of Mr. Passi Christopher Dobah, the Second Deputy Mayor of Balikumbat Council on the evening of Friday the 24th of November 2023” a press release issued on November 25th by the sitting Mayor read.

The press release further “condemned in very strong terms this shameful and degrading act done to Mr. Passi Christopher Dobah, a selfless and development-oriented elite of the Municipality”

Councillors of the Balikumbat Municipality are calling on the government to investigate into the assassination with a corresponding enforcement of the law.

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