By Eric Tataw – Wednesday October 23, 2019.
News of the death of the highest serving government official in Cameroon’s North West Region made rounds on various social media platforms from Tuesday October 22, 2019 through Wednesday October 23, 2019.
There were claims on social media that the Governor of Cameroon’s restive North West was attacked, seriously wounded and eventually died in hospital after an ambush on his cavalcade in Baba I, a war-torn locality in Ngoketunjia, a precinct in the North West while he was returning from an official event.
Some Ambazonian fighters had claimed responsibility for the attack and even circulated pictures; one being a hodge-podge of the Governor’s picture in his official attire and that of a seriously wounded man laying helplessly in a hospital bed, said to be the Governor.
However, a crack team of National Telegraph’s secret stringers was tasked to investigate and authenticate the story. After hours of investigation, National Telegraph can authoritatively state that the Governor of the North West region of the Central African country, Cameroon, Adolphe Lele Lafrique is fine and in good
According to on-the-spot reports from Bamenda, capital of the region, Adolphe Lele Lafrique participated and chaired an event at the Bamenda Commercial Avenue Grandstand, Tuesday October 22, 2019, same period in which his attack and death were being reported.
National Telegraph’s secret stringers confirmed that the Governor commissioned the new
Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions of the North West and South West are wrapped in a deadly armed conflict where armed groups are battling regular government soldiers to secure the Independence of their own country; Amabzonia.
Over 2 million people, mostly women and children have been either internally displaced or living as refugees in Nigeria and other countries, way over thirteen thousands (13000) killed, over four hundred villages (400) burnt down by the Cameroon military with something in the neighbourhood of five thousand (5000) held as war prisoners across detention facilities in the country.