The Francophone government is trying to reassure the worried populations in Southern Cameroons that it has provided security for pupils and students to get back to school. The call for a boycott of the new school year in Southern Cameroons was launched and endorsed by both the Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium and the Southern Cameroons Governing Council.
Among the measures, Issa Tchiroma, the so-called French Cameroun government spokesman and minister of communication announced that the 85 year old dictator, Paul Biya has released the sum of 2 billion FCFA to help private and mission schools. Tchiroma also said Biya has ordered the integration of temporary teachers in Southern Cameroons into the public service and the assignment of 1555 teachers who recently graduated from the Ecole Normale Superieure de l’Enseignement Technique (ENSET).
The Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium has made it abundantly clear that Yaounde no longer has legitimate authority over Southern Cameroons and that the measures put in place by the Biya regime falls short of national and international standards.
To reassure parents, teachers and students, the Francophone authorities recently deployed 1500 gendarmes who are presently begging for food from the local Southern Cameroons population. The CPDM regime says the recent deployment of 400 gendamerie officers is costing the state about 370 million FCFA and the regime is broke.
Ghost town operations are currently being staged throughout Southern Cameroons territory and it is evident the Biya Francophone Beti Ewondo regime is taking the last kicks of a dying horse.
By Rita Akana
Cameroon Intelligence Report