- The Minister of Communication denies the rumor about the assassination of the DO of Batibo, North West Region.
Contacted this Monday, February 12, 2018, the spokesman of the Government, Issa Tchiroma Bakari, shed light on the situation of the DO of Batibo subdivision.
“Two things are clear: it is certain that the DO has been kidnapped. Secondly, security forces mobilized as soon as the alert for his abduction was given. Research continues to find the DO from where he is, “said Minister Issa Tchiroma.
The Government member further states that all that people say about the death of DO Marcel Namata Diteng, is “literature”. According to Minister Issa Tchiroma, those who announce his death must show his body. “The DO is not dead,” he concludes.
Since February 11, 2018, the Batibo subdivision which is located at about twenty kilometers from the city of Bamenda, is deprived of its chief of district. Marcel Namata Diteng was kidnapped Sunday by gunmen as he chaired the 52nd National Youth Day. Since his kidnapping on February 11 around 10:30 am, images and information circulate on social networks announce that he was executed by his captors.