The propagation of fake news and the increase in the number of senseless demonstrations in the Diaspora since the onset of the Cameroon Anglophone crisis, is a clear proof that the Senior journalists (assigned to the Cameroon embassies) charged with the responsibility of disseminating credible information to Cameroonians (the masses) in the Diaspora have lose credibility or are no longer effective and efficient in their duty. Its due to the above reason that president Biya has decided to replace the senior journalists working in the embassies of the countries were the Cameroon Anglophone Secessionists have done their worst.
On Tuesday the 24th of October 2017, Presidential Biya signed a decree ordering the appointment of new journalists or the replacement senior journalists working in the Cameroon embassy in Great Britain, Ireland, France, Belgium, U.S.A and Saudi Arabia. As a result of the presidential decree, some journalists were sent on unexpected retirement, others were sacked and the fortunate ones were called to other duties.
These are the changes which have been made in accordance with the presidential decree signed by president Biya on the 24 of October.
- In the Cameroon embassy in Britain and Ireland the following changes has been made…
Head of Communication Unit: Loh Guillaume Kimbi; a Senior Journalist of CRTV replaced Mr. Nkong Wilfried Makoge; who goes on retirement.
-Communication Attaché: Senior Journalist Mpollo Henri Steane was also appointed.
- In Cameroon Embassy in Paris, France, the following changes have been made…
Head of Communication Unit: Onana Sylvestre – Senior Journalist replaced Keye Ndongo; who has been sent on retirement.
– Communication Attaché: Zakiatou Boubakari – Senior Journalist also replaced Onana Sylvestre.
- In Cameroon Embassy in Belgium- Bruxelles the following changes have been made…
Head of Communication Unit: Yem Henry Kiseh, Senior Journalist and former Delegate of Communication for Boyo.
He replaces Mary Ngwe Ngu who has been called to other duties.
- In the Cameroon Embassy in the United States- Washington the following changes have been made…
Head of Communication Unit: Esso Michéle.
– Communication Attaché: Jackie Ngam Balong, former Delegate of Communication for Fako Division
She replaces Mr. Essono Modeste Michel who has been called to other duties.
- In the Cameroon Embassy in Saudi Arabia the following changes have been made…
Head of Communication Unit: Oumarou née Njeinabou Inna, Senior Journalist
Communication Attaché: Ngo Nlepna Suzanne – Journalist.
This decision was taken by president Biya to reduce the fake news circulating in the Diaspora; which has become a threat to national unity. With the appointment of effective and efficient journalists to Cameroon embassies coupled with the blocking of Facebook and WhatsApp, Biya’s regime will no doubt have an upperhand in the fight against the secessionists AKA Ambazonians.