Members of the national parliament, senators, honourable deputies, the Governor of the Litoral Province, the Mayors of Bata and Kogo City Halls, together with the grieving family and other authorities, gathered on Friday 21st April to pay their final respects to the former senator elect for the constituency of Kogo, Hamidou Boyto Obiang Ada, who passed away on 12th April in the Republic of Cameroon, following the sudden worsening of his illness.
After laying floral wreaths, there was a reading of the biography of the deceased by a family member, messages of condolence from the Kogo monitoring commission, the PDGE National Office, and the Senate, who passed on their heart-felt condolences to the grieving family for this sad and irreparable loss.
The President of the Senate, Teresa Efua Asangono, said that in his professional life Hamidou Boyto Obiang had been known for his patriotic zeal and for being an active PDGE militant, qualities which meant he deserved the trust placed in him as he won a seat in the country’s Senate.
In addition, she underlined that ” he will remain forever in our hearts, as our lives are like a river that flows naturally until it finds its estuary. Hamidou Boyto, today the course of your life has reached its estuary, as you passed by the ports of our lives, there were many anecdotes, experiences and truths that you left us, today the water of your life has reached its destination and we can only say; thank you colleague for all that you provided throughout your life”.
“It is not a goodbye, but a see you later, because from the Senate your name will go down in the annals of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea as one of the pioneers who set out the basis and laid the stones that would support the greatness of activities such as the first senatorial legislature in Equatorial Guinea”, stated Efua Asangono, in her speech.
After the ceremony, the body was taken to his birthplace, the burial will take place at 14:00 on 22nd April, according to family members.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea