By Timfuchi Aaron
The Governor of the restive North West region, Adolphe Lele L’afrique has announced a special military operation to get authors of the Tuesday April 12 Separatist attack that claimed the lives of the region’s penitentiary boss and three warders.
The information is contained in a release issued yesterday by the governor. He stated that, the operation is already underway.
Lele Afrique explained that the four victims were returning from a handover of command to the newly appointed superintendent of the Nkambe Principal prison when they fell into an ambush by separatist fighters around the Kikaikiliaki neighborhood in Bui Division.
The four who lost their lives are; Kigah Theodore, North West Regional Delegate of Penitentiary Administration, Nang Leonel Service Head of the General Affairs at the delegation, Afuh Nelson and Awono Yannick, principal and major prison warders respectively.
The Senior Divisional Officer, SDO for Bui Division, Gilbert Meyong has challenged the population of the division to collaborate with the defense and security forces against terrorism.
He disclosed that he has cautioned those who are still hiding terrorists to desist from such evil acts.
“I have cautioned those who are still housing terrorists to desist from such acts or continue to do so at their own risk”, the SDO said.
Meanwhile, the corpses of the slain Warders are currently at the Bamenda Regional Hospital Mortuary allegedly without heads, pending burial.