Representatives of the 44 families that make up the Mfoundi Division have met at the Cercle Municipal in Yaounde in a special circumstance. It was to denounce their leader, the so-called Patriarch Emile Onamebele Zibi who recently launched a scathing attack against President Biya via a memorandum released recently in Yaounde.
Scandalised after the memorandum was made public by the press, four ministers from the Mfoundi Division: Mbarga Mboa, Minister in charge of Special Duties at the Presidency of the Republic; Andre Mama Fouda, Minister of Public Health; Seraphin Fouda, Secretary General at the Prime Minister’s Office and Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa, Minister of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, masterminded the meeting to say no to Emile Onambele Zibi who has always been considered one of theirs.
The meeting was organised to agree on a common ground in relation to the memorandum attributed to Patriarch Emile Onambele Zibi. In the memorandum, the legendary member of the Ewondos in the Mfoundi Division castigated the President of the Republic, denouncing various forms of discrimination and exclusion which he claims the people from the Mfoundi suffer from.
He outlined in the memorandum that in spite of their hospitality, their land has been confiscated. In the same vein, their party, the CPDM has been hijacked by people of other tribes. Worst still, they have not been present in major decision-making circles.
In a very threatening tone, the memorandum expressed the full frustration of the people, promising to withdraw their support if nothing is done to fix the situation. At the end of the encounter, they read a public declaration that laid emphasise on the fact that such an approach was very unpatriotic. The defending team promised unconditional support to the President of the Republic and renewed their commitment to remain faithful to him.