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Cameroon government official dumps suit, takes up arms against Boko Haram terrorists

A government official in Cameroon has taken up arms against Boko Haram following a terror attack in his locality.

Local newspaper, L’Oeil du Sahel, reported early Sunday that the head of the Mayo-Moskota sub-division in the Mayo-Tsanaga division, Cameroon’s far north, joined those fighting against Boko Haram terrorists following an attack in Zeleved locality.

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Pictures of the government official holding a gun and wearing a bulletproof vest were taken in Mozogo locality, just hours after the Boko Haram attack in Zeleved, L’Oeil du Sahel said.

It was not clear whether the government official has military training.

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This article would be updated.

Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Born in a small village in Cameroon, groomed in Nigeria's most populous city of Lagos, and now in Washington D.C. to practice journalism at a global level, Simon is an investigative journalist and publisher of TODAY NEWS AFRICA, USA based in Washington DC

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