Massena Ernest Ngalle Bibehe on his visit to launch the new academic year in Buea on
4 September, noticed that the turn out of students and pupils was not as effective as
expected. He then pointed out shop owners who still sealed their shops as the ones
promoting respect of ghost towns, thus preventing people from going to school.
With authority from the Minister, Buea council administrators equally threatened the
people explaining that, out of the over 500 shops in the municipality, 300 belong to the
council. And that as they keep on locking their shops, they should be ready to pay tax
when the time comes.
Ngalle Bibehe advised the South West population not to joke with the future of their
children. The deputy mayor of the Buea council supporting the Ministers call, asked the
inhabitants of that municipality to follow their example who have sent their children to