Cameroon :General Tumenta’s final parade


The funeral of former Force Commander of the minusca started with the lifting body from the Yaounde General Hospital today . It was a very emotional day for this family and Cameroonian defense forces with the start of the funeral of the man who was until the end of November, was the Military Force Commander Integrated Multidimensional Mission UN stabilization in the Central African Republic (minusca). Major GeneralMartin Tumenta Chomu ,will be buried at 10am on Saturday in his native Ndop. Everything begins with the lifting body expected this midday in the morgue of the General Hospital of Yaounde. Follow the transfer of the remains to the mortuary chapel of the Brigade Headquarters in Yaounde where there will be a vigil and a Mass.

Tomorrow there will military honors at the Court of Honour of the Brigade Headquarters from 10 am under the chairmanship of the Minister for the Presidency in charge of Defence, Joseph Beti Assomo.

Leaving for the Northwest region will take place at 14 pm today for Babungo in Ngo-Ketunjia in the Northwest region where burial is planned for  Saturday.

It should be recalled that it was on the night of November 29 to 30, 2015 that Major General Martin Tumenta Chomu. His body was repatriated to Cameroon December 14, 2015. In March 11, 2011 Martin Tumenta , who died at 61, was promoted to brigadier general. He then became general of division three years later.

Our reporter in Ndop who is complying a report that will be published in a later edition says his private tennis court had been transformed into a helicopter landing surface,befitting for the solemn ceremony.

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