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Daniel Batakwi Ajame
June 15, 1946 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Pa Ajame Batakwi Daniel was born of Papa Zacharia Ajame Ojegebong Abuenqang and Mama Lydia Anih all blessed memory in Fum Oshie Njikwa momo Division on the 15th of June, 1946. He attended primary school in Mbengwi momo division where he attained the first school leaving certificate in 1961. He proceeded to C.P.C Bali where he obtained his secondary education and graduated in 1966. He then moved to Limbe Victoria where he picked up a job with the customs department as a controller of customs that same year.
With in-service trainings and other overseas studies he was promoted to senior controller of customs until he retired in 1996 after 30 years of service. During his 30 years of service though his main base and home was in Limbe he worked in other cities, Bamenda, Kumba Doula and Limbe.
At retirement he went into business. He became a contractor, acquired several properties and went into real estate. His most popular business venture was the motel he owned (Jumbo Palace)one of the first motels in Limbe at the time. He was popularly referred to as Pa Jumbo. Pa was a people’s person, always wanting to fellowship with the people. He would be the life the party.
He belonged to several social groups and had leadership roles in all of them at some point in his life.
Daddy was faithful Presbyterian and until his death he was a member of P.C.C. New Town Limbe where he was a member of the Christian Men Fellowship (C.M.F.) where he served as the zonal treasurer for Fako south presbytery. Pa was also patron to several groups in the New Town congregation. As a young Christian he had served as the Christian Youth Fellowship (C.Y.F) District Secretary for Victoria. Daddy was chairman of the building project committee at P.C.C New Town congregation. Through his hard work and expertise the new church was built.
He got married to beautiful Princess Queen Anyangwe Regina-Miriam Njiwan in 1972. They loved each other dearly and were best friends They were blessed with five biological children; three boys and two girls. Daddy was a loving , caring and supportive father. Father to all children, He showed love not only to his biological children but to all the children in the family.
Daddy loved to play games, he enjoyed biking, photography, gardening, singing, dancing, he told funny jokes, he loved story telling. He was a dog lover.
Throughout his life he always had dogs in the yard. Daddy is survived by his children, 16 grandchildren, 3 sisters, two brothers a host of nephews/nieces and good friends to mourn him.