By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Thomas Enowkenwa, a councilor of the Eyumojock Council, a Municipality in Manyu Division in Cameroon’s South West has died.
His death is the second in three days in the same council, National Telegraph can confirm.
Thomas Enowkenwa originally from Mfuni, a village the country’s Manyu Division died in Buea, capital of the country’s South West, Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
Enowkenwa died of COVID-19 and was immediately buried, a source in the council who asked not to be named said he was devastated.
Enowkenwa’s colleague, Etchu Denis Etchu had died at his Main Street residence, precisely behind CONGELCAM in Mamfe Town, the Division’s headquarters, early Sunday, May 31, 2020.
The duo died just days before their first session. Eyumojock council is due to hold its first session for this mandate from June 11 – June 12.
Etchu from Kembong, the Municipality’s largest village suffered two seizure attacks, went into a coma, and finally died after both attacks impaired his breathing, his wife who was with him at the time of the incident explained to mourners.
They were both Councilors of the ruling Cameroon’s People Democratic Movement (CPDM) party.