10, June 2017
The June 2017 ordinary session for the legislative year opened on Thursday 8th June 2017 in Yaoundé with a call for the consolidation of national unity. During the official opening at the Upper House of Parliament, the Senate President Marcel Niat Njifentji read from the similar script prepared by the Biya regime that Cameroon remains one and indivisible and any move against national Unity must be denounced.
He praised Senators for going back to their respective constituencies during the recess period. In like manner, he praised all defense groups that have been combating the terrorist group Boko Haram in the Far North Region.
He also called for the spirit of dialogue tolerance, and conviviality throughout this session of parliament. Discussing the crisis in the two Anglophone Regions all were agreed that only dialogue and newly created Commission for the promotion of Bilingualism and multi- culturalism can be the solution.
Present during the opening session of parliament at the Upper House, were cabinet members led by PM Philemon Yang, President of the National Assembly Honourable Cavaye Yeguie Djibril and the Chief Judge of the Supreme Court Mekobe Sone.