The death of the Bamoun Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya in France on 27 September, has been reacted to by President Paul Biya, who expressed his condolences.
“I learnt with much sadness, the death of Senator Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya which happened in Paris
“Mr Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya that I knew for a long time, was a close friend for a long time. He assumed several diplomatic and ministerial positions.
“He was a respected traditional authority, often consulted for his rich and long experience in public affairs.
“In another vein, Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya was very passionate about sports and attached to culture.
“He will be remembered to have been the one who reignited the “Nguon” Festival.
“Also, he was part of the political bureau of the CPDM, for which he was a loyal militant” an excerpt of the letter reads.
With the disappearance of Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya, as stated by President Paul Biya, the Noun Division loses a pretigeous leader, the West region a top class Elite, the CPDM a great militant, and Cameroon a son of dignity and high value.