Renowned Cameroonian human rights activist, Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho, fondly called Agbor Balla has won the prestigious 2022 Robert F. Kennedy, RFK Human Rights Award.
He won it together with Maximillienne C. NGO Mbe, another popular Cameroonian human rights activist. They have been given the distinctions for their valiant efforts in human rights advocacy, and democracy amidst conflict, especially within the context of the Anglophone crisis.
The RFK Human Rights Award identifies and honors individuals who the organization’s belief in overcoming injustice via individual and collective moral courage.
After winning the award, Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho, who is also the Director of the Center For Human Rights and Democracy in Africa, CHRDA, said via his Facebook page that he was “…shocked, speechless and spellbound when I got the news of the award. I was staring at the portraits of my late parents and shedding tears of joy…”
Barrister Agbor Nkongho admitted that the award was “…the best gift I could ever offer them and I know they will be celebrating in heaven.”
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