Ferdinand Koungou Edima leaves the scene
The former Minister of Territorial Administration, Ferdinand Koungou Edima died at the Yaounde General Hospital on the 31st December 2012 (two years after the death of his wife Catherine)
The 84 year old senior Civil Administrator held several posts in government before becoming Minister of Territorial Administration.
At 32, he was Divisional Officer of Ebolowa. He was later appointed Senior Divisional Officer of Nkam, Secretary General at the former Central-South Province, Director of General Affairs in the Ministry of Finance and later Governor of the Littoral Region.
He retired in 2002 before the Parliamentary and Council elections. Ferdinand Koungou Edima was a fervent supporter of the Canon Sportive club of Yaounde.