Justice Ayah Paul who was released recently in a presidential pardon from illegal detention at the hands of Cameroon security forces, has released a statement tahnking the hundreds of wellwishers and supporters who stood by him during his time in jail.
Read below the full statement:
Vehicles plying the Douala-Yaounde Highway were grounded for several hours on Monday, September 18, following the collapse of part of the Highway at Ebombe, a locality on the outskirts of Edea.
Vehicles that either left Douala or Yaounde that morning were forced to wait at the truncated spot until a new road deviation was created, while trouble-shooting and eye servant authorities were running helter-skelter to look for emergency solutions.
Elie Smith who used to work for Canal 2 English, is no longer part of the organ. He was dismissed on Thursday following orders from the Prime Minister's office. The President Director General of the Media organ Emmanuel Chatue, was the one who executed the orders which were passed to him.
Commercial motor bike riders in Mamfe, popularly called bensikins, have sent a deadly ultimatum to the Common Law Lawyers, promising them hell and brimstone if they (the Lawyers) attempt to betray Anglophone Cameroonians or their independence struggle.
According to them, it will be advisable for the Lawyers not to come to Mamfe at all than to come and ask for the suspension of the 11 months strike action.
“If you are coming to Mamfe to call-off the strike action, please come along with our kinsman, Maxwell Oben, or don’t come at all if he is not with you,” the leader of the bikers’ union stated in a recent communiqué they published.
Maxwell Oben is a staunch SCNC activist, who was arrested in 2014, at the Mile 17 Motor Park ahead of the celebration of the so called 50th anniversary of reunification.
Since then till date, Oben has been languishing behind bars without any trial. He was arrested for reading a book on guerrilla warfare.
The officers, who arrested Oben, accused him of reading the book on guerrilla warfare and learning tactics to use in destabilised the country.
Elements of the Rapid Intervention Battalion known by its French Acronyms as BIR, over the weekend (September 16) averted a bomb from detonating in the Northwest Regional capital, Bamenda.
The Presidential couple, who left the country on Thursday 14 September for New York, where the 72th session of the United Nation's General Assembly is taking place, is no where to be found. They are suspected to have diverted to another country which is being kept secret.
Reliable sources reveal that, the president did not take a direct flight to New York but rather, they were due for a different undisclosed destination which could possibly be Switzerland.
This meeting of Head of States began on Tuesday 12 September, even though every invited leader is expected to be in New York by Monday 19 September 2017. They will be there to debate on global issues under the theme "priority to humans, peace and decent life for all on a preserved planet".
Consequently, as invited by the Secretary General of the UN, Paul Biya is expected in New York latest on Tuesday 19 September.