Bolgatanga Technical University Deputy Registrar Shot Dead By Gunmen On Motorbike

Bolgatanga Technical University Deputy Registrar Shot Dead By Gunmen On Motorbike

  • A Deputy Registrar of the Bolgatanga Technical University has been shot dead by unknown gunmen
  • The victim Alhassan Azumah, was shot by two men on a motorbike on the evening of January 17, 2024
  • Alhassan Azumah had recently been promoted to the rank of Deputy Registrar at the university

A Deputy Registrar of the Bolgatanga Technical University has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.

The victim has been identified as one Alhassan Azumah, and his murder has stunned his community.

Alhassan Azumah shot dead
Alhassan Azumah (L). Source: Graphic Online
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The deceased was promoted to the rank of Deputy Registrar in the university about two months ago.

Graphic Online sources said two gunmen on a motorbike shot him multiple times around 7 pm on Wednesday.

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The attack occurred outside his residence in Sokabisi, a suburb of Bolgatanga.

He was walking around his residence when the attackers shot him and sped off on their bike.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.

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