The Head of State, Paul Biya has extended his condolences to the biological and professional family of late Barrister Charles Tchakounte Patie, president of the Cameroon Bar Association who died Sunday October 5 in France.
The condolence message is contained in a letter addressed to the interim president of the Bar association, Barrister Claire Atangana Bikouna, dated Thursday October 8.
In the letter, the Head of State indicates that with Bar Charles Tchakounte’s passing away, Cameroon has lost an eminent jurist and a worthy son.
Barrister Charles Tchakounte Patie joined his ancestors in the early hours of Sunday October 4 at a hospital in France where he had been admitted few days before his death.
The late Barrister who specialized in Business litigations was called to the Bar on January 16, 1992.
The native from the Nde Division in the West Region of Cameroon was elected president of the Cameroon Bar Association at the end of an Elective General Assembly in Douala held from November 24-25, 2018.