Senator Mfon Victor Esemingsongo Mukete has turned 100. The oldest member of the senate turned 100 on 15th November 2018.
He was born on 15th November 1918 in Kumba. The Bafaw leader attended Government school Kumba from 1926-32.
In 1933, the centenarian won a- five-year government scholarship to study at the government college Umuahia in Nigeria. Upon completion, the senator gained admission into the then lone science-based institution in Nigeria, Higher College Yaba. Between 1948-1951, he studied at the University of Manchester in England. Senator Nfon Victor Mukete proceeded to the Cambridge university from 1951-1952.
Senator Mfon Victor Mukete was trained as a botanist and an agriculturalist.He is the paramount ruler of Kumba. He was appointed senator of the Cameroonian senate on 14th May 2013.
As a contribution to national heritage, the centenarian authored the book, “My Odyssey: History of the reunification of Cameroon” . Senator Nfon Victor Mukete is also a businessman. The oldest member of senate is among the previledge few Cameroonians to celebrate a centenary.
Kathy Neba Sina