Friday, December 22, 2017

Cameroon - Anglophone Crisis - Me Akere Muna: "Buea is the historic capital of the English-speaking part of Cameroon, and for the Commonwealth Secretary General to go from Yaoundé to Buea, it's not only symbolic but very important and I'm sure that the English speakers of this country will be happy to know that the Secretary General will see what is happening in Buea "


On the Commonwealth website, Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland reports that political figures from all walks of life have come together to call on Cameroonians to engage in a dialogue to resolve the so-called Anglophone crisis that has lasted for more than a decade. a year.

"Eight opposition parties and more than 30 civil societies, in addition to the ruling party, have all met with Secretary General Patricia Scotland to discuss the future of Cameroon, " she said.

 She also stressed that it was widely recognized that meaningful engagement through honest and inclusive dialogue would enable the country to begin the process of unity for all Cameroonians.

 "All those who took part in the discussions did so in a spirit of cooperation and inclusion as we worked towards a constructive dialogue that will enable Cameroon to move forward as a peaceful and unified nation that it has always summer, "informs the Secretary General.

These meetings were part of the Commonwealth Secretary General's five-day visit to Cameroon, which has so far led to high-level discussions with the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and senior officials. political leaders. This Friday, December 22, 2017, she will go to Buea in the South West to meet with traditional leaders, local elected officials, union representatives and civil society.

On Thursday, December 21, the Secretary General had talks with Ni John Fru Ndi, Agbor Balla and the former president and presidential candidate of 2018, Akere Muna.

Speaking after the meeting, Akere Muna said: "The visit of the Secretary General of the Commonwealth is very timely from the moment it can highlight the great need for dialogue as a means of preserving peace. It is important that the Secretary-General be there and that the spotlight shines on my country. In speaking to her, I am very happy to say that she understands the issues of our country and has been very passionate about the need to ensure peace and dialogue in our country. "

Me Muna added, " I think the biggest support the Commonwealth can give now is through the electoral process; ensure that each voice is heard and counted. The Commonwealth can help the process by sending observers who will make the electoral commission feel protected and the Cameroonians vote with confidence . "

As a prelude to the Secretary General's visit to Buea, he concluded: " I am also very pleased to know that the Secretary General of the Commonwealth will visit Buea; Buea is the historic capital of the English-speaking part of Cameroon, and for the Secretary General to go from Yaoundé to Buea, it's not only symbolic but very important and I'm sure the English speakers of this country will be happy to know that the Secretary General will see what is happening in Buea.

 
Source : Cameroon-Info