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Monday, June 4, 2018

Cameroon: Act of kindness begins in Cameroon as Paul and Chantal Biya donate 70 million CFA francs to victim of insurgency

CIN| The governor of the Far North handed over Saturday, June 2, 2018, on behalf of the Head of State and Mrs. Chantal Biya, a donation of about 70 million FCFA in Mayo-Tsanaga, a department of Cameroon located in the Far North region, along the border with Nigeria.

In the district of Mayo-Moskota, reports Cameroon Tribune in newsstands on Monday, June 4, 2018, it is the esplanade of the sub-prefecture of Mozogo which was used as frame to the meeting between the emissary of the couple presidential and the victims of Boko Haram. Here, the governor handed over food and financial support worth more than 64 million FCFA.

In the locality of Tourou, district of Mokolo where there were a hundred victims, the presidential couple also sent food and financial support worth nearly 7 million FCFA. That is more than 70 million FCFA that the presidential couple mobilized for the benefit of the victims. The food distributed consisted of sacks of sorghum, bags of maize, cartons of dried fish, cartons of vegetable oil and bags of salt.

Remember that this department was the target of several terrorist attacks in January and February, precisely in the districts of Mayo-Moskota and Mokolo.

" For the district of Mayo-Moskota, it is precisely the localities of Assighassia, Talla Massali and Vourkaza that were victims of the barbaric attacks of Boko Haram respectively between January and February of the current year. As for the district of Mokolo, it is the locality of Tourou which was victim of the atrocities of the followers of these terrorists, it was in the night of 15 to January 16, 2018. Same mode of operation, the pyromanie » , says Cameroon Tribune.

As a modus operandi, the terrorists arrived at night while the population was sleeping and setting fire to the houses that were generally made of thatched roof, and then panicked. Result of the races, " a dozen people died during these attacks. Similarly, there were many wounded and more than 100 huts burned, leaving these populations in total destitution. More than 400 people have been registered in the four localities concerned ".