Kousseri clashes: here is (finally) the official reaction of the government

Kousseri clashes: here is (finally) the official reaction of the government

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December 11, 2021 0

Kousseri clashes: here is (finally) the official reaction of the government

Paul Biya deplores the acts of violence in Kousseri

• The President of the Republic sends Atanga Nji on the ground

• Chad is concerned about the crisis in Cameroon

Paul Biya is concerned about the ongoing interethnic clashes in Kousseri in the region of Cameroon . Far North for almost a week. The Minister of Communication, government spokesperson Emmanuel René Sadi said in a press release dated December 10, 2021, that the President of the Republic Paul Biya calls on the various parties to stop acts of violence. The Head of State sends the Minister of Territorial Administration to the field.

“The Head of State has decided to send an intergovernmental mission to Kousseri, led by the Minister of Territorial Administration, with the aim of seeking the root causes of this conflict and proposing lasting solutions”, we read in the note The spokesperson of the government seizes.
Also the opportunity to present the condolences of the Head of State to the grieving families.

According to local sources contacted by our colleagues from Canal 2 International, at least 100 people lost their lives during clashes between Arab communities and Mousgoum.

Chad worried

The first clashes that took place on Sunday resulted in 19 loss of life and thousands of people displaced to Chad. Wednesday’s massacre prompted Chadian President General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno to declare a humanitarian emergency.

Kousseri clashes: here is (finally) the official reaction of the government
Kousseri clashes: here is (finally) the official reaction of the government

“A humanitarian emergency is provoked in Chad by the inter-community conflicts raging in Cameroon and Sudan. Two countries that are immediate neighbors of our country. These recent conflicts have caused the flight from Cameroon of more than 30,000 people, ”he said, putting the number of displaced Cameroonians at 30,000 who fled the atrocities in Cameroon to find themselves in Chad.

“The flight from Cameroon of more than thirty thousand people to seek refuge in Chad. To these must be added thousands of other people forced to flee, in recent days, intercommunal confrontations in Darfur to find a haven of peace in eastern Chad, ”specifies the young general who has taken the necessary measures. for the reception of these displaced persons. “Faced with this worrying situation, the Government has been instructed to take all appropriate measures. Also, I would like to invite my compatriots to show solidarity and hospitality towards these people forced to leave their country to save themselves ”.

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