LATE HONORABLE SIMON ACHIDI ACHU FINALLY LAID TO REST IN SANTA



The iconic State man has been interred in his Native home town of Santa, Mezam Division, Northwest Region of Cameroon, today July 3rd 2021. The State burial was massively attended by Northwest Elites and Political bigwigs from all across the Nation, Traditional authorities, top adminstrative officials of the North West region led by Governor Adolphe Lele Afrique who all gathered to pay their last respect and bid farewell to the fallen State man. The Right Honourable, died on May 4, 2021 in North Carolina, USA at the age of 86.


Prime minister Dion Ngute posthumously decorating the deceased

Prime Minister, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute, Representative of the Head of State, President Paul Biya posthumously decorated the deceased and raised him to the rank of the Grand Cordon of the Cameroon Order of Merit.


Rev. Miki Hans delivering the sermon for the day

Preaching from John 14:1-3, on the theme, do not let your hearts be troubled, Rev Miki Hans called on everyone present to live a worthy God fearing life and put all our trust in Him. And to continue praying for those in power to stem the problem that has fractured our homeland and have led to the radicalization of our youth in anglophone Cameroon.

Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique presenting the head of State's condolence message

In the numerous eulogies read, including that of the presidential couple (Paul and Chantal Biya) addressed to the family by Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique, Rt. Hon. Simon Achidi Achu has been described as a true statesman and a real political icon in Cameroon. He will be remembered by many as a man of examplary humility, great leader, philanthropist, warm-hearted father who helped many to become something in life, and an exceptional political icon who demystified politics and made it practical. The Right Honourable, died on May 4, 2021 in North Carolina, USA at the age of 86.

Cross section of mourners

After the official rites at the Santa ceremonial ground, the mortal remains of the fallen State man's were conveyed to his estate "Rock Farm" on the hills of Santa where he has been finally laid to rest in his estate where he had practically spent most of his retirement time working on his farm.

Jude Tetang Achu appreciating mourners for coming

On behalf of the Achu's family,
the eldest son of Late Pa Achidi Achu, Jude Tetang Achu expressed gratitude to the State and all mourners present for accompanying their father to his final resting place in Santa.

VictorMarshal Ayafor

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