Bonifacio Ondó Edu

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Bonifacio Ondó Edú-Aguong (1922 – 5 March 1969) was the Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea while it was still under Spanish colonial rule, as Spanish Guinea. Born into a privileged family, he took office when the country gained autonomy in 1963, and ran in the country's first presidential election in 1968, losing in the run-off.[1] He handed power over to newly elected president Francisco Macías Nguema on 12 October 1968 (the day of independence). He was imprisoned and officially committed suicide only a few months later. Another account says he returned in 1969 from exile in Gabon and was killed.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Mark R. Lipschutz; R. Kent Rasmussen (1989). Dictionary of African Historical Biography. University of California Press. p. 272. ISBN 0520066111 – via Google Books.