The third Vice-President of the National Assembly of Togo, André Ablom Johnson, has died in Lomé at the age of 72, parliamentary sources said on Sunday.
A member of the Gilchrist Olympio Union of Forces for Change (UFC) and , a former charismatic opponent of the regime in place in Lomé, Johnson was for a long time Minister in charge of the Environment.
The president of the National Assembly, Yawa Djigbodi Tsegan, commended him as a great worker.
In recent months, Togo has lost more than a dozen politicians, including Edem Kodjo, former Secretary-General of the AU; Fambaré Ouattara Natchaba, former President of the National Assembly, and Mr Yawovi Agboyibor, former President of the opposition Action Committee for Renewal.
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