John Fru Ndi, the late founder of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) was posthumously elevated this Saturday to the rank of Cameroonian Grand Cordon of Merit. This is the highest distinction in the Cameroonian Order of Merit.
Died on June 12 as a result of illness in Yaoundé, Ni John Fru Ndi began his last trip on Thursday July 27. This Saturday in Babba II, his native village near Bamenda, the former historic leader of the Cameroonian opposition will be buried. Before this final farewell, the President of the Republic honored the deceased for services rendered to the Nation.
Great cordon of Cameroonian merit, this is the honorary distinction posthumously bestowed upon the Chairman of the SDF, Ni John Fru Ndi. The attributes of this mark of recognition of the Nation were laid on his coffin by Jean Nkuete, personal representative of the Head of State at these official obituaries. This, before the burial in front of his residence in Baba Il in front of a population that has mobilized heavily.
It was in front of the high dignitaries of the Republic, among which, members of the government, representatives of the diplomatic corps and the business community, parliamentarians, and executives and activists of the SDF of which the Chairman is the founder. Testimonies of the day saluted the patriot, pacifist, political leader, loving and devoted father