Sunday, June 9, 2019

Bamenda: Hundreds of homemade and modern weapons seized

On the instructions of the President of the Republic, head of the Armed Forces, the Minister of Defense, Joseph Beti Assomo went to the city of Bamenda to remobilize the soldiers deployed on the ground.

This is one of the pictures that the Minister Delegate for the Presidency of the Republic in charge of Defense, Joseph Beti Assomo will keep his passage in the city of Bamenda June 6. Hundreds of homemade and modern weapons exposed to the North West Gendarmerie Legion. According to the colonel, commander of the legion, Valère Nkoa Malla, these weapons "were seized in the hands of the secessionists".

Earlier in the day, the Minister of Defense went to the infirmary of the Rapid Intervention Battalion camp, a stone's throw from the Bamenda city airport."Here, he visited the wounded men during the various operations. To each of the 30 interned elements, MINDEF was keen to shake hands before inquiring about the evolution of the situation, "reads the columns of the national bilingual daily, Cameroon Tribune edition of June 7, 2019.

Joseph Beti Assomo then went to the hospital in health sector number 6. "It's the same message of comfort and encouragement that was given to both the wounded and the caregivers," says CT.

"I was addressing the wounded to bring them the comfort of the President of the Republic. You have been attacked with a weapon. Bravely, you look good. I wish you a speedy recovery, "MINDEF told the injured.

Minister Joseph Beti Assomo's working visit to the city of Bamenda ended with a working session with the governor of the region, Adolphe Lele Lafrique, Brigadier Generals Agha Robinson and Julius Caesar Essoh, respectively commander of the 5th joint military region and commander of the 5th gendarmerie region behind closed doors. "Nothing has filtered exchanges with the administrative and military authorities of the region," notes newspaper.