The Royal Mother of Buea, Gladys Silo Endeley, Joins
Her Ancestors at 82
By Thompson Ewome Findi & Francis Kaisa in Buea for Fako
13th April 2010
All roads in Fako Division were directed to Buea on Friday April 9 and Saturday 10, 2010, where relatives, friends, traditional and administrative authorities turned out to sympathise with the Royal family for the departed wife of the Paramount Chief of Buea.
The mortal remains of the wife of Chief Samuel Moka Lifafa Endeley, Gladys Silo Ramatou Endeley nee Steane, was laid to rest at their Mokunda Palace at 4pm on April 10, 2010 after a solemn church service. The Royal mother bowed out of the earth on
Amongst those who paid tribute to the late mother was the former Director of cabinet, Prime Minister’s
On her part, the latter described late Mrs Endeley as her role model. Dr. Dorothy Njeuma explained that if she succeeded in the education sector as Vice Minister, pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Buea University and Rector of Yaoundé University I, it was because she always looked to her for guidance and inspiration. ‘’She always encouraged me to perform’’, she added.
It should be noted that late Gladys Silo Endeley was born on July 5, 1928, in Victoria, now Limbe, to late Carl Makangai Steane and late Princess Jaratou, daughter of the then Lamido of Leande in Garoua. She did her basic education in
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