By Akombi Lionel
Ekema Patrick the Lord mayor of the Buea municipality has issued vigorous admonitions to any business operator who shall be enlisted in observing the lock down imposed by separatist fighters as he continue his campaign with his collaborators to guarantee the lock down doesn’t hold in his municipality.
It should be noted that Ekema and his boy have not relented their efforts to ensure that the lock down is not observed in his municipality as they have been actively involved in the field, paying unexpected visits from one shop to another to ensure every Shop operational .
Business operators in Buea are are seen hanging around their shops and business premises in deep contemplation either to open the shop and face the rot of the Amba boys or for their shops to remain close and be seal by Ekema. Ekema made it clear that any business operator who is observing this lock down is a sympathizer of the separatists and automatically an enemy to state.
He said the two English speaking regions of cameroon have now become a fertile and a breathing ground for all sort of criminal behaviors, terrorism and calamities. He added the education of an estimated two million five hundred thousand children in now in jeopardy as well the economies of Northwest and Southwest regions that are now in shambles
. He added bitterly that there is no way we would ever sit back and watch the enduring, healthy and stable peace we have enjoyed in this nation being destroyed. watching. He said if we don’t take control of the situation now, tomorrow might be too late.
Some people within the municipality are happy with what he is doing as he claims he is fighting to revive or revamp the economy of his people that is sinking and for the children to go back to school without which their futures might not be certain, while other see him as an opportunist in the midst political activities hijacking the struggle to earn admiration from Yaounde.
Breaking: The D.O of Mbengwi has been kidnapped
AmbaNews24 is reporting that seperatist forces have kidnap the Divisional Officer (DO) of Mbengwi, Fouda Etaba Benoit Nicaise.
“Nicaise was arrested in Mbengwi, the seat of Momo State and of the Mbengwi local government area or “subdivision” as the occupying Cameroon government describes it. Colonial DO was appointed by Presidential decree number 2017/239 of May 22, 2017 as D.O for Mbengwi” ambanews24 writes
In March 2019, a military convoy transporting Nacaise came under attack by separatist fighters, but the DO was safe and unhurt.
The government is yet to confirm the news and TeboPost cannot independently verify the news.
But if true, it will be a major setback ahead of plan national dialogue scheduled for September 30th as government struggles to find lasting solutions to the Anglophone crisis
Mbengwi is the divisional capital of Momo division North West region. The same division where the DO of Batibo was kidnapped years back and his whereabouts remain unknown till date.
National Dialogue: South West elites hold “regional dialogue” of their own.
The authorities of South west region have rallied different stakeholders within the municipality and beyond for pre-dialogue ahead of the national dialogue called by President Biya which is scheduled for end of September.
The pre-dialogue discussion taking place at the chambers of the Buea council Buidling is the first of its kind since the announcement of the grand national dialogue on September 10th 2019.
Chaired by the governor of the South West region alongside other top officials in the region, the dialogue aimed at finding a common ground ahead of much anticipated national dialogue.
Prime minister Dion Ngute who is charged with the coordination of the historic talks has been holding consultations with different stakeholders in Yaounde ahead of the talks.
In his surprised address to the nation on September 10th 2019, President Paul Biya announced the holding of national dialogue at the end of September which he says is geared towards resolving the socio-economic crisis in the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon and other national concerns.
Powerless Batibo council responds to Ambazonian savagery
The Batibo Council on its Facebook page this Monday writes Monday September 16, 2019 has condemned the brutal and inhuman murder of a woman in that municipality
“It is with anger filled trauma that I write condemning the burial of a life being in our municipality.
No matter the reasons, I shall never be part of such gruesome acts!
I say again, there is life after the crisis and each of us will give an account of what he/ she has done”. The council writes
The killing which has sparked outrage on social media was allegedly carried by Ambazonian fighters. The fighter in a viral video said she is a “black leg”.
Batibo council in Momo division of the North-west Region is one the areas greatly hit by the socio political crisis in the Anglophone regions of tbe country.
In 2018 the administrative head of the Subdivision was kidnapped on a day Cameroon celebrated her youths. His whereabout have since remained unknown.
Many inhabitants of the Sub Division since the escalation of the crisis have since been seeking for refuge in other towns and cities. They are fleeing from atrocities committed as the conflict in Cameroons North West and South West regions continues to escalate.
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