Sunday, May 12, 2019

Anglophone Crisis: John Fru Ndi soon mediator of the Cameroon?

Joseph Dion Ngute continued his working visit to the North West on May 10, 2019 with a series of hearings he gave to the leaders of political parties in the region including the Social Democratic Front (SDF).

In receiving the SDF delegation led by its national president, Ni John Fru Ndi, the Prime Minister conveyed to them "the message of peace, hope and reconciliation of President Paul Biya," noted on his website the services of the Primature.

During this meeting between Joseph Dion Ngute and Ni John Fru Ndi, the SDF made four proposals to the Prime Minister for Peace including the appointment of Ni John Fru Ndi as mediator in this crisis. The first opposition party also recommended an immediate bilateral ceasefire between the two warring factions in the northwestern and southwestern regions. Regarding the upcoming elections, the Social Democratic Front has called for the postponement of local elections and recommended the deployment of observers of the peace process in the North West and South West.

The prime minister, who arrived in Bamenda on Thursday, said the government was ready to hold a dialogue to resolve the conflict with the separatists."Apart from the indivisibility of Cameroon, the President of the Republic is ready to organize a formal dialogue to resolve the crisis," said Joseph Dion Ngute last Thursday.