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Jeremy Rich

Cameroonian doctor and medical researcher, was born on 19 February 1926 in the coastal Cameroonian city of Buea. This region became a part of the country governed by the United Kingdom after Germany lost the colony in World War I. Ngu attended primary school at the Government School in Bamenda and secondary school in Sasse, a town in southwestern Cameroon. He developed an interest in medicine early in life, and he became convinced that he could become a doctor despite the lack of university education opportunities in his homeland. In 1944, Ngu won a prestigious scholarship to attend the Government College in Ibadan, Nigeria. There, he excelled in his studies. In 1948 Ngu demonstrated his intellectual prowess by obtaining a scholarship to study medicine in Ibadan since the public university there had a medical school affiliated with the University of London He went to England to finish his ...