Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Head of State Paul Biya to organize official funeral in honor of the businessman Joseph Kadji Defosso


Cin | The Head of State decided to organize the official funeral in honor of Joseph Kadji Defosso, industrialist and businessman among the most famous of Cameroon, or even of the African continent.

The decision of the President of the Republic, published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, indicates that the official funeral of the now deceased economic operator begins this Wednesday, September 12, with the arrival this morning at Douala International Airport, the remains in from Johannesburg, South Africa where Joseph Kadji Defosso died on August 23, 2018 from Disease at the age of 95.


In the economic capital, the cortege carrying the body made a tour of the city, with stops at the Union of Cameroon Breweries (UCB) Bassa district, the deceased's home in the Bonaprison district, the official residence of the illustrious disappeared in the Bonanjo district.

The lifeless body of the Mayor of Bana has been returned to a morgue in the city of Douala. He will be released today Thursday, September 13, at the end of the morning for a pontifical mass at the Cathedral Saints Peter and Paul, followed by a big vigil, before taking the road to Bana, the birthplace of the deceased in the Region of the Where is. Another vigil is scheduled for Friday, September 14th before the burial on Saturday, September 15th in the early afternoon in the strictest intimacy.

The president of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji, representative of the Head of State is expected in Bana Saturday at 9h50.

"Born around 1923 in the West Cameroon region, Joseph KADJI comes from the big DEFOSSO family of Bana. Fu'a Tula KADJI DEFOSSO caught the commercial virus very early. As a teenager, he displayed his talent in selling tobacco and other export products. In sub-Saharan Africa, he is the first African businessman to start a brewery by creating in 1972, the Cameroon Union of Brewery (UCB). The KADJI family is one of the first to be aware of the need to maintain a pool of talented young talents in sport. This is how the Kadji Sports Academy (KSA) was born in 1995. The Group's activities include POLYPLAST, a plastics production plant (basins, buckets, lockers, etc.); Société des Géréales du Cameroun (SCC): flour mill based in the port area of ​​Douala, an insurance company: Assurances Générales du Cameroun; in real estate, the KADJI SQUARE and the CAUTIS, HIBISCUS and BAOBAB buildings enrich the heritage ". Here is a biography and the works of the deceased published on the site of the foundation that bears his name.