Maroua, Cameroon—Hon Elias Gonji, CPDM Member of Parliament for the Mayo-Tsanaga in the Far North region is dead.
Family sources say the member of the production and exchange committee of the national assembly died on Monday afternoon in his native Zidim village.
He will not take part in the second ordinary session of parliament that opens on Thursday June 2.
The late Hon Gonji was one of the ten representatives of the Mayo-Tsanaga division at the National Assembly.
Long serving speaker of the house, Hon Cavaye Yegui Djibril also hails from that division.