CATTU SG Tasang Wilfred on the right
*CATTU SG, writing from meeting that they have been blocked from walking out of meeting.
Anglophone Teachers Trade Union Leaders have finally left the meeting the meeting aimed at forcing Anglophone teachers to call off the strike in Bamenda . The meeting of Cameroon teachers Union meeting with the government today 27th of December met a dead lock when teachers union refused to singing an document and decided to walkout according to information reaching alafnet.com.
The Teachers had placed certain demands as a way forward but Prof Ghogomu and his delegation from Yaounde instead decided to take the teachers hostage,with military trucks blocking them not to leave the meeting venue insisting they must work with them in the direction they want. CATTU SG Tassang Wilfred submission got Fame Ndongo pissed off and he angrily left the meeting .Alafnet.com gathered Tasang’s summision included the following
1. South West Teachers Trade Union must be brought in. It is an “Anglophone” issue not NW. Time to divide the people has passed.
2. All those arrested in Kumba, Buea and Bamenda MUST be released
3. The dead bodies of those killed MUST be accounted.
As soon as these would be done, dialogue will continue- Tassang declared.
In a post from John Mbah Akuroh’s wall he says”In an SMS exchange with Mr. Tassang Wilfred five minutes ago, he told me they were forcefully locked in the hall as they attempted to stage a walkout”.Finally the Teachers Trade Union Leaders finally left the meeting.
Meanwhile Bamenda is still heavily militarized and it is certain the military were brought in to coarse the teachers to call off the strike.
Their safety is henceforth doubtful and Press conference is expected soon.
by Hillman Muntang