By Eric Tataw – Wednesday October 16, 2019.
A woman in her mid-eighties, who’s barely struggling to carry herself around has arrived a ceremonial ground in Yaounde, capital of the Central African country Cameroon ready to perform a ritual to confirm her in active service.
Delphine Tsanga, 83 is swearing an oath at the Yaounde Conference Center, a popular event center known in French as Palais des Congres, National Telegraph has confirmed.
In front of members of the country’s Constitutional Council, the feeble and unimpressive Delphine has been sworn in office as one of the board members of the country’s election commission known as Elections Cameroon (ELECAM).
The event that took place early Wednesday October 16, 2019, sent shocking waves to observers, casting a lot of doubts on the future of the youths in a country with high unemployment, armed conflict, instability and general economic regression.
Delphine Zanga Tsogo with the married surname; Tsanga is a writer and politician who served in the country’s National Assembly from 1965 to 1972. Born on December 21, 1935, in Lomié in the Upper Nyong division of the East Region, she schooled in the country’s Littoral Region, precisely in Douala, before going on to study Nursing in Toulouse, France.
Delphine has occupied many high-ranking positions. Reports say, since May 7, 2011, she has been a member of the Elecam Electoral Council (Elections Cameroon), the body responsible for organizing elections in Cameroon.