A little strike that started with Teachers and Lawyers in the Anglophone region of Cameroon demanding for a better working condition, has now metamorphosed in to a political puzzle called the “Anglophone problem” which many Anglophone Cameroonians believe can only be solved through Federalism or Independence.
Linda Ikeji’s Blog has put together statements uttered by some top government officials in Cameroon that magnified the little problem presented by the Teachers and Lawyers in Cameroon.
🚫”CAMEROON DOES NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS”
👉by PAUL BIYA.
🚫”ANGLOPHONES ARE AN INSIGNIFICANT MINORITY”.
👉 by ISSA TCHIROMA BAKARY ‘NOV, 2016.
🚫”WHEN THE CONSORTIUM COLLAPSES, THEY WILL COME TO US LIKE BEGGARS”
👉 by LAURENT ESSO. JAN, 2017.
🚫” THERE’S NO ANGLOPHONE PROBLEM
🚫”COMMON LAW WILL NEVER BE APPLIED IN CAMEROON”.
👉 by ATANGA NJI PAUL. JAN, 2017.
🚫”WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?”.
🚫”ANGLOPHONES ARE LIKE 2 SQUARES OF SUGARS IN A BUCKET OF WATER.”
👉 by FAME NDONGO
🚫”ANGLOPHONES CAN NEVER RULE CAMEROON”
👉by AMADOU ALI.
🚫”ANGLOPHONES ARE DOGS”
👉by BERNARD OKALIA. JAN, 2017.
Truely there’s power in the tongue. This doesn’t apply only to our religious and social lives, but, extends to the political realm.
I have one advice for you reading this…