The Fon passed away this Wednesday 22nd November 2017, few days to the elective general assembly of North West Fons’ Union – NOWEFU.The custodian of the Kom tradition known to many as ‘Bikom’ joined his ancestors after a protracted illness at his Liakom Palace, some five kilometres from Fundong, the capital of Boyo Division.Vincent Yuh II was crowned Fon of Kom on 17th of September 1994 and immediately after his coronation, a torrential rain accompanied by thunder and lightning send the message from the Kom Fondom .The late Fon ‘dissappeared’ at the age of 97.The Fon was regarded as one who enshrined the values of peace and development in the kom land.According to Bochong El Hadj Lawan Bako, a member of the ‘Kwifoyn’ (Kom’s highest secret society),Fon Yuh II who suceeded Fon Yibain was one of most celebrated development icons in the kom fondom.He was the fourteenth ruler of the land.He was a trader and the village head of Anjin,one of the 43 villages in Kom , before his enthronement in 1994.Going by the tradition, the successor of the throne is the first nephew of late fon, in this case the eldest son of the Fon’s sister.As at now,the Kingmakers have announced the dissappearance of the Fon but say he will be found soon.According to Kom people ‘the sun has stopped shinning in the land’ but they also believe that a Fon does not die but travels.Benly Anchunda