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Obituary: Fon of Mankon, HRH Angwafor III dies at 97

On May 21, 2022, the country's oldest traditional authority died in his palace in Mankon, Bamenda, North West Region. Last Saturday, the Paramount Chief of Mankon (northwest Cameroon) died at his residence in Bamenda. He was the Mankon people's 20th Fon.

The deceased royal, who was both traditional authority and a political figure, studied agriculture in Nigeria during the colonial era before returning to Cameroon to take part in the reunification of the two Cameroonians in 1961.

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