Saturday, September 15, 2012

Cameroon:SW Regional Deputy Treasurer, Dorothy Forchak, is dead

By Christopher Ambe

Forchak Dorothy: Farewell !
The Buea Regional Treasury is bereaved. One of its senior Personnel, Forchak Dorothy Ebong, who was Deputy Regional Treasurer No.2, gave up the ghost in a hospital in Limbe last Sunday, reportedly after a protracted illness.

The corpse is presently at the mortuary of the Kumba General hospital, pending removal on Friday September 21, according to sources at the Buea Regional Treasury.

Forchak Dorothy, 46, noted for her broad smile, is said to have been a very duty-conscious and respectful Inspector of Treasury. 

The personnel of the Buea Regional Treasury have described her death as a great loss. The Southwest Regional Treasurer/ Paymaster-General, Ayuk Peter, is said to be mobilizing to give the fallen colleague a befitting burial.

She died barely weeks after she buried her father, Enow Forchak Sampson.
Forchak Dorothy was appointed Deputy Treasurer at the Buea regional treasury sometime in 2011 and she occupied that position until her death last September 9.

Before that, this mother of two children, served as Deputy Divisional Treasurer, Limbe(2004-2010);Interim Divisional Treasurer, Limbe(2003-2004);Deputy Divisional Treasurer, Limbe(1998-2003).

Before she enrolled in ENAM Yaounde in 1998 and graduated with Diploma in Finance in 2000,Forchak Dorothy who obtained her First Degree in English Private Law from the then University of Yaounde, was Legal Adviser  with Satellite Insurance Company ,Douala.

She was born on August 23, 1966 in Atibongwire in Manyu Division of the Southwest Region.
Forchak Dorothy did her primary education at Saint Joseph Primary school Fiango Kumba; secondary education at Government High School Mamfe,where she obtained her GCE Ordinary Level and proceeded to Cameroon College of Arts and Science ,Kumba where she passed the GCE Advanced Level before enrolling in the then University of Yaoundé to read law.

Forchak Dorothy has left behind many family members, colleagues, class mates, friends and well-wishers to mourn and remember her.
(First published in The Recorder Newspaper, Cameroon, of August 14, 2012)

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