Muyuka (Fako)- The population of Muyuka, Police officers, friends and well-wishers turned up at the Muyuka grandstand to pay their last respects to Inspector Nganda Lazare who died on December 16 after a confrontation with armed bandits.
The corpse was removed from the Mortuary in Muyuka on January 20 and police officers came in from Buea, Yaounde to bid farewell to the fallen hero who has been on duty in Muyuka just for four months following his transfer from Bangem.
The late Police Inspector received military honours in a solemn ceremony chaired by the Regional Delegate for National Security for the South West, Jean Marie Ndie Ngah. The coffin that bore the mortal remains of Police Inspector was draped with the national flag as colleagues paid their last honour to the fallen hero before being conveyed to his native Libobi, in the Centre Region.
Born on December 12, 1982, Inspector Lazare Nganda graduated from the Mutengene Police College as a Constable in 2002. In 2003 he was posted to the Rapid Intervention Unit, GMI, Buea. From where he was transferred to Bangem and then to Muyuka where he met his death. In October, 2015 he was upgraded to the rank of a Police Inspector. He leaves behind five children and a widow to mourn him.