Cameroon – Obituary: Former PCC Moderator, The Very Rev. Nyansako-ni-Nku dies at 76

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Douala - 28-Apr-2021 - 14h40   1940                      
The Very Rev. Nyansako-ni-Nku, former PCC Moderator Facebook
The Presbyterian Church in Cameroon (PCC) has announced the death of erstwhile Moderator, the Very Rev. Dr. Nyansako-ni-Nku.

The man who served as Moderator of the PCC from 1999 to 2009 died on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Douala, said Rev. Miki Hans Abia, PCC Synod Clerk.

“The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon (PCC), the Rt. Rev. Fonki Samuel Forba announces with deep regret the death of the Very Rev. Dr. Nyansako-ni-Nku, former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon and [erstwhile] President of the All African Conference of Churches [elected on November 27, 2003] who slept in the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, ”+ Fonki said on Wednesday morning.

Rt. Rev. Fonki adds that funeral arrangements will be communicated in the days ahead. He calls on all Presbyterians to pray for the rest of the soul of “our church father and remain in prayers for the whole church.”

 The Moderator of the PCC extends his “deep sympathy to our mother Ma Nku Grace, the immediate family and the PCC family at large.”

Rev. Nyansako-ni-Nku served as Synod Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon from 1989 to 1999. He was first elected Moderator of the PCC in 1999. At the end of his five-year mandate, he was re-elected for a second five -year term as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, PCC in an election that took place at the 41st Synod of “Growth” meeting, held at Presbyterian Church Center, Kumba from November 7 - 9, 2004.

Rev. Dr. Nyansako-ni-Nku described himself as an "intensely family man." He was married to Grace Mbong, a secondary school teacher of history. They had four children: two girls and two boys.

He was born on September 29, 1945, in Kotto-Barombi, a village in Meme Division of Cameroon's South-West Region. In April 1972, he was ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament.

"You fought a good fight, you kept the faith and indeed you have finished your work. Only remembered by what you have done. Fare thee well servant of God and may your soul rest in peace," said Rev. Geraldine Njwie Mforsah Fobang, associate pastor of PC Buea Town and Station Manager of CBS Radio Buea.

“The name Rev Nyansako-ni-Nku occupied my mind from Sunday school, YP, and CYF until the day you ordained me. I was planning to pay him a visit, just to hear that he has gone home to be with the Lord. I thank God for laying your hands on me during my ordination. You personally handed me my bachelor's degree in the seminary for my distinction. You have groomed sons and daughters to follow you in your footsteps. The Ramah family will keep you and your family in prayers,” said Rev. Solomon Warah, a former pastor of the PCC.


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