Yaoundé — The Archbishop of Yaoundé Archdiocese, Victor Tonye Bakot, has returned from Paris, where he spent four months receiving medical attention.
Mgr. Bakot had to be flown out of the country for surgery after a ghastly car accident nearly took his life at Mbankomo on the outskirts of Yaounde. Thousands of Catholics and some government officials thronged the Nsimalen Airport to welcome the Archbishop on Friday.
Archbishop Bakot expressed gratitude to the Christians who ceaselessly prayed God for his quick recovery from a moment he described as "difficult," The Post newspaper reported.
In a chat with the press before going to the Mvolye Minor Basilica for a thanksgiving mass, the visibly elated Bakot announced that he was now well. He said he was an object of God's love given that he is still alive.
At the Basilica, the 64-year-old man of God urged all who suffer to always look up to God. He confessed that it is thanks to his faith in the wonderful works of God that he survived the horrible motor accident.
He, however, said that people must not only look up for God's divine intervention in trying times, but should do that always, so as to be assured of God's blessings.