Sunday, October 12, 2014

Breaking News: Mayor Mangoh Jones drops dead!

Nkambe, Cameroon—The  former mayor of the Nkambe council in Donga Mantung Division has died. Mangoh Jones Tankoh died on Sunday October 12, 2014 at about 5PM (GMT+1) following a malaise.
According to reports, the senior citizen collapsed at his village (Mbor-abi) meeting in Nkambe. He gave up the ghost while being rushed to the Nkambe district hospital.
Mangoh at the burial of his former 2nd deputy Nfor Balery in August
Mangoh’s demise comes exactly one year and twelve days after he was voted out of the Nkambe council where he served as Mayor for seventeen years on the Social Democratic Front (SDF) ticket.
A family source has described the former mayor’s passing away as ‘shocking’ because ‘he was not even sick.’
The senior citizen reports say was at a Rotary Club donation in Nkambe on Saturday October 11, and attended church service on Sunday before the malaise that led to his demise.
Mangoh at the Nkambe grandstand
Mangoh’s death brings to four the number of mayors who have died in the Donga Mantung Division since the September 30, 2013 twin elections.
Nfor Francis Balery who was second deputy during Mangoh’s regime died last August 2014 at the Banso Baptist Hospital.
Emimi Emmanuel, former CPDM Mayor of Ako council died on March 21, 2014 after he lost the council to the SDF.
Nfor David Karngong, former SDF mayor of Ndu died on December 1, 2013 after his in-law, Emmanuel Bunyui ousted him from the mayoral position when the SDF retained the council.
By Ndi Eugene Ndi in Yaounde, with contributions from Tamfu Jude in Nkambe.

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