Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Anglophone Crisis - Gov’t Intensifies Back-To School Campaign

As Cameroon is gearing up for the 2017/2018 academic year come September 4, the Minister of Secondary Education, Jean Ernest Ngalle Bibehe has today started a working in the South West and North West regions to campaign for a hitch free start of the school year.

During his tour, Minister Bibehe, will use the visit to mobilise the education community to ensure an effective kick off of the school year.
Anglophone Crisis - Gov’t Intensifies Back-To School Campaign
Meanwhile, reports are rife that thousands of students over the weekend took to the streets in Tombel, South West Region, to demonstrate their determination to effectively begin school come September. According to eyewitness account, the student’s songs and writings on placards clearly showed that they are not ready to be used as ransom for any political determination neither are they ready to be sacrificed.

Addressing the students, the Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Finance Paul Elung Che, said government is doing everything possible to ensure their safety while they study. He called on education stakeholders in the region to begin effective classes on September 4 no matter the circumstances. In the end, the Minister Delegate handed some school materials to the students stating that education is their inalienable right.

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