Photo Philemon Ebua Yang

Teachers Trade Unions and the Common Law Lawyers on Friday had separate meetings with the Prime Minister and the delegation from Yaounde.

The Bamenda meeting ended with empty calls and recommendations to both teachers and lawyers.

Philemon Yang who was  mandated by the regime to go calm down the situation in English speaking Cameroon and ask teachers and lawyers to get back to call off their strike, acknowledged that there is an Anglophone problem.

during the meeting, He received a memorandum from the lawyers and teachers addressed  to the Head of State.Philemon Ebua Yang blamed the lawyers for not attending the meeting with Justice Minister.

The PM noted that the Meeting in Bamenda was success since there has been some formal communication between government and both striking parties.

On comments made by Minister Atanga Nji on the Anglophone problem Yang reiterated that the Minister of special duty was not the government’s spoke person. This therefore raises another controversy as the  Issa Tchiroma,the communication Minister had in an interview rubbished the Anglophone problem, calling it insignificant.

 

Alafnet.com further gathered that the lawyers will continue striking until they meet with Laurent Esso.While the teachers too will continue strike  until assurance given on the work-ability of memorandum handed to the PM.

It should be recalled that the public converged at the Ayaba hotel Friday during the meeting told the teachers not to compromise. They reiterated that the strike action must continue until the right things are seen to be done because the people are resolute.

In another news, English and French -speaking Cameroonians the UK staged  huge demonstrations infront of the Cameroon High Commission London and at the Cameroon Embassy Brussels denouncing the repression of Common law lawyers and teachers.

 

Watch a Francophone speak on video from london

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By Edmond Tambe

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