Minister for Foreign Affairs pays homage to Ambassador Eusebio Ondo Oyono

On the morning of Monday 11th March, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation paid homage to his former diplomatic service Ambassador, Eusebio Ondo Oyono, who passed away in the early hours of 6th March in La Paz Hospital in Sipopo.

At the ministerial headquarters in Malabo II family members, colleagues, friends and members of the diplomatic corps gathered to bid him a final farewell following over forty years of service in Equatoguinean diplomacy. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono, expressed in the name of the Government its deepest condolences and solidarity with the family of the deceased.

Simeon Oyono Esono also added, It is we who have lost part of ourselves, because we are not now in his memory, we will always recall his image”.

Eusebio Ondo Oyono was born on 4th August 1946 in Dumu Esisis, district of Nsork, in the continental province of Wele Nzas. He became part of the Equatoguinean diplomatic service in 1975, and one year later was appointed First Secretary at the Equatorial Guinea Embassy in Yaunde, Cameroon. He later occupied the position of Head of Negotiations in Libreville, Gabon.

In 1986 he was appointed Inspector general for Services at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and became the Director general for Protocol in the same department between 1988-1990- He was Equatorial Guinea Consul General in Douala (Cameroon); Director General for Consular Affairs between 2002 and 2009, and Ambassador Charged with General Missions. Until the year of his retirement in 2012, he occupied the post of Director General for Europe.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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