Cameroonians celebrate Nzo Ekangaki, 17 years after
Cameroonians of all spheres and works of life, Friday 3rd June 2022 gathered in their various joints or corners to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the death of Nzo Ekangaki.
The renowned writer, and politician, who later became the Second Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) now AU, died on the 3rd of June 2005 and was buried at his native Nguti, now Kupe Manenguba division.
As the Second Secretary-General of the OAU, he served from 1972, before resigning two years later. Before being recommended for the post of OAU SG, Nzo Ekangaki served under president Amadou Ahidjo.
He also served as an adviser to the Minister of Territorial Administration Victor Ayissi Mvondo from 1974 to 1985 and served as an adviser in Incharge of Administrative Issues under President Paul Biya from 1980 to 1989.
He was greatly loved by his Nguti people and gave the first coat of tar road entering his Nguti village.