Yombi-Opango, who was sick earlier than contracting the virus, died in a hospital in Paris, based on his household.
Jacques Joakim Yombi-Opango, former President of the Republic of Congo, died after being contaminated with the corona virus, his household mentioned.
Yombi-Opango died in a hospital in Paris on Monday. He’s 81 years outdated.
Yombi-Opango was sick earlier than he obtained the virus, his son advised AFP.
He headed Congo-Brazzaville from 1977 till the autumn of 1979 after being transferred by the present nation supervisor Danny Sasu Ngesso.
Reverse Yombi-Opango was born in northern Cuvette in 1939 and was a army officer in energy after President Marien Nguabi was assassinated.
The previous oil-rich French colony was aligned with the Soviet Union throughout Ngouabi’s reign in 1968-1977.
Yombi-Opango was charged with a coup towards Sasu Ngeso and detained from 1987 to 1990. He was launched a number of months earlier than the 1991 Nationwide Convention, which offered a multi-party coverage in a Central African nation.
He based the Rally for Democracy and Improvement get together, however misplaced the 1992 presidential election.
The Yombi-Opango then allied with elected President Pascal Lisuba and have become Prime Minister between 1994 and 1996.
When a civil struggle broke out in Congo in 1997, the Yombi-Opango fled to France in exile.
In 2007 he lastly made it dwelling, however then divided his time between France and Congo for well being causes.