The operation would have lasted only minutes, Saturday night in the political capital of Nigeria, Abuja. The president of the secessionists of Ambazonia, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and eight members of his government was arrested on Saturday night by Cameroonian commando forces that infiltrated Nigeria.
The Cameroonian special forces manhunt launched in December against the pro-independence activists of Southern Cameroon came to an end on Saturday night at 7:30 pm at Nera Hotels (Ekwueme Road), Abuja, while Sisiku Ayuk Tabe was preparing to preside over a meeting. crisis meeting with members of his government.
The operation, which only lasted a few minutes according to local media, found Sisiku Ayuk Tabe and eight members of his government. The latter is the subject of an international arrest warrant issued by the Cameroonian government at the end of last year.
The Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia in a statement sent to the CameroonWeb editorial office a few hours after the operation strongly condemns the “unlawful kidnapping” of Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe and eight other officials by armed men of the Republic of Cameroon. For the Ambazonian government, this kidnapping is criminal and illegal.
Below is the communiqué of the Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia,
Other members of the IG arrested include:
Dr. Nfor Ngala Nfor,
Chairman of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC)
Dr. Fidelis Nde Che,
Dr. Henry Kimeng
Dr. Cornelius Kwanga
Mr. Tassang Wilfred
Barrister Eyambe Elias
Dr. Ojong Okongho and Barrister Nalowa Bih.
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— Secretary Chris Anu (@Secominfo) January 6, 2018
SOURCES: Cameroun Journal, Cameroun INfo, Cameroon Web