17, December 2017
Colonel Didier Badjeck, head of the communications department in the Ministry of Defense has said that the Cameroon army is winning the war in Southern Cameroons. The Cameroon military spokesman also added that the fighting on the ground is going in favour of the defense and security forces.
Didier Badjeck pointed out that on the 14th of December 2017; the Cameroon army routed a gang of Ambazonian militants who attempted to destroy a military boat on the river Manyu. Colonel Badjeck informed the nation that a number of soldiers and police officers have so far been killed in the war in Manyu. He however did not make public any figures. According to the Cameroon military spokesperson, the army now controls the South West and North West regions.
He was speaking on state radio on a program known as “Honeur et Fedelite” yesterday Saturday December 16, 2017 which is a production of the Ministry of Defense.
Colonel Badjeck likened the war in Manyu to that against the Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram in the Far North region. He however concluded that the Cameroonian army has disabled the members of the sect Boko Haram and will do same for the Southern Cameroons armed militants.
By Rita Akana