Cameroon defense minister warns soldiers against terrorizing Anglophones

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The Cameroonian Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defense, Joseph Beti Assomo, has warned soldiers in the two English Speaking Regions, to refrain from terrorizing the population and protect them as they are demanded to do. This follows repeated reports and allegations about excessive military excess in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon.

He made the call Monday, March 18, at the Buea independence square, South West region while chairing the taking over ceremony of two Senior military officers, as well as the installation of the Regional Delegate of Ex-Servicemen appointed through a Presidential Decree of March 5, 2019.

Beti Assomo urged the military to show great signs of professionalism, and collaborate with the population, in the drive to reinstate normalcy in the two English Speaking Regions.

He equally called on the separatist fighters, to lay down their arms and reintegrate themselves into the society.

According to Hitv, those installed are, Col Eyenga Severin, as Commander of the 21st Motorised Infantry Brigade, BRIM, Major Eyengue Amougou Allain Wilfred, as Commander of the 21st Motorised Infantry Batallion, BIM, Col Ateba Leonard Josue, as Regional Delegate of Ex-Service Men.

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