The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Senior Assistant Registrar Bob Kandulu died after a road crash.
Kandulu died in the early hours of Sunday around Jenda Road block in Mzimba after the car he was travelling in collided with a lorry going to the opposite direction.
He and the driver were en-route to Lilongwe from Songwe border where he and the driver went to collect his new vehicle.
According to eye witnesses at Jenda, the other vehicle did not give space to Kandulu’s vehicle and due to full head lamps, the driver was unable to see properly and subsequently the collision happened.
Mzimba Police station said they still investigating the cause of the accident.
The Senior Assistant Registrar of Chancellor College, Elia Chizimba a close ally of Kandulu said he is saddened by the tragic death of Kandulu.
Kandulu, from the time he was a teacher at Mulunguzi secondary school in Zomba, was a well known basketball player, sports administrator in the University of Malawi together with Chizimba, Potipher Chirambo of Polytechnic and Matululu of College of Medicine have been behind the running of University of Malawi Students Sports Association UMSSA.
Chizimba paid tribute to Kandulu as a “true sportsman, humble and dedicated in serving the students in all college matters when the LUANAR was still under the University of Malawi, Bunda College of Agriculture.”