Monday, March 23, 2020

Coronavirus: the overwhelming accusations of Jeune Afrique against Franck Biya, Grâce Dion Ngute

Jeune Afrique in an article published on its website this Sunday, March 22, reports that the spread of the coronavirus epidemic has precipitated the return to the continent of African nationals living in Europe and of travelers who preferred to shorten their stay in order to take no risk.

The Franco-Tunisian newspaper, Béchir Ben Yamed, cites in particular Franck Biya, the son of President Paul Biya, who, installed for almost a decade in France, flew to Cameroon on March 15, accompanied by his wife and her children. "The son of President Paul Biya, who lives between Paris and Menton (south-eastern France), is not the only Cameroonian who fled the Covid-19 epidemic," reads the website. Pan-African weekly.

But also on March 17, still notes Jeune Afrique, Grâce Ashiri Dion Ngute, the wife of the Prime Minister, Joseph Dion Ngute, also returned from France, like that of the Minister of the Economy, Alamine Ousmane Mey. None of these personalities was placed in quarantine, unlike the other travelers, taken to hotels requisitioned for this purpose by the State.