West Region: After Separatists Attacks, Top Military officers Visit command post

General Nka Valere (Middle), Gen Ekongwese to his left

The commander of the 5th joint military region (RMIA5), Brigadier General Nka Valere and that of the gendamerie region (COMRG5), Brigadier General Ekongwese Divine have visited some five command posts in the West region. The visit took them to the gendamerie brigade and police station in Galim, the Njitapon, Bangourain and Kouchong gendamerie brigades.

On the early hours of March 8, 2020, separatist fighters on two separate attacks killed at least eight persons with many others injured in Galim.

At the gendamerie brigade Galim, just like at the police station and at the gendamerie brigade in Kouchong, the two generals took stock of the damages caused by the separatist fighters and measures that have been put in place to prevent future attacks.

While at the gendamerie brigade in Galim, General Nka Valere and Ekongwese Divine were briefed on how the assailants came carried out their attack.

In response, the generals adviced them on exactly what to do amongst which was the creation of defense posts at all strategic places around the brigade.

At the police station, the two generals listened to the worries of the police officers and promised to solve them or channel to their hierarchy where possible.

In Njitapon, the Generals and their etat-major were received by the traditional ruler, who expressed the gratitude of his people to the officials for bringing a command post in their village. He said it's thanks to the military that the villagers are living without any fear.

At every stop, the forces of law and order were advised to remain professional as they defend the state of Cameroon.

By Nji Nelson Chefor

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