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Cameroon Literary icon Tah Protus is no more

The literary world in Cameroon is bereaved following the passing away of TAH PROTUS on Friday morning in Bamenda after a brief illness.

Relatives said he had to go under the knife to undergo surgery to fix a fistula problem but gave up the ghost before the operation could start.

Tah Protus was a writer and literature teacher whose works inspired thousands of students over Cameroon especially at the Ordinary and Advanced Level.

His Pamphlet, Mastering English Literature was a Best-Seller as it simplified O’ Level Literature for Ordinary level students and gave them a guaranteed pass in the subject.

In 2011, Tah Protus was the winner of Eko Prize for Emerging Anglophone Writers through his prose titled the « The Immortal Seed ».

Before his death, he was Principal of GHS Widikum.

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