November 28, 2017 8:08 am

Image: Yaounde Central Hospital

The General Manager of the Hospital has announced that these corpses will be handed over to the Yaounde City council for burial.

In a notice published in the national daily Cameroon Tribune, the General Manager of the Yaounde Central Hospital made known his intentions of giving the abandoned corpses to the Yaounde city council for burial if they were not removed by concerned families.

“  48 Male and 10 Female bodies brought by individuals, hospitals, regional police service between May 06, 2017 to August 31, 2017 are abandoned at the hospital mortuary” The corpse of a child not yet identified is present among the 36 other corpses still to be identified.

Still according to Professor Pierre Joseph Fouda General Manager of the Yaounde Central Hospital, “there are corpses laid at the mortuary for about 6 months, given that a day is CFAF 10 000n our lost is around CFAF 10, 000 000, corpses are mostly brought by institutions like police stations, councils, the Yaounde central prison together with those found by the road, victims of car accidents…etc”

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