The Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji, has urged Parents in the North West and South West regions whose children are in the bushes to take sides with the Government of Cameroon in putting an end to the crisis.
Speaking in Bamenda, Monday January 18, 2021, the MinAT boss provided two options to the parents.
According to Paul Atanga Nji, the parents should go into the bushes and bring out their children or report their hideouts to the forces of law and order.
The Minister however disclosed that President Paul Biya has already won the war against secessionists in the North West and South West regions, and the presence of security forces in the regions is just to clean up the few remaining fighters which he termed “pockets of resistance”.
During the security meeting chaired at the Governor’s office, Paul Atanga Nji dished out instructions to the Governor and his collaborators to continue to maintain security the region.
“Paul Biya is happy with what you are doing and has asked me to thank you all for your efforts, especially during the first ever Regional Council Elections organised in the country” Atanga Nji said
The meeting it should be noted came weeks after the convoy of the SDO of Momo was attacked by armed men, suspected to be seperatist fighters in the region.
MinAT Boss in Matazen
After Bamenda, the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji stopped in Matazen, border area with the west Region of Cameroon, where a recent attack claimed the lives of 3 Gendarme officers, a police officer and a civilian.
Security sources indicate that the attack was orchestrated by seperatist fighters who took soldiers on guard by surprise.
Paul Atanga Nji in Matazen reassured security forces that they shall continue to receive support from the Head of State.
He thanked them for braving all odds to maintain peace and security in the country.
To the bereaved families, the Minister extended his heartfelt condolences.
The Minister was a companied to Matazen by the Governor’s of the North West and West regions.