The Cameroon Anglophone civil society consortium in its January 16th press release after reports of burning down of DR. Fontem’s car, the consortium says they hold government responsible for the burned car of one of its own, Dr Fontem who is the Secretary general of the consortium, “The consortium holds government responsible for this attack”, the statement reads in part. In the press release published on the consortium website and on their Facebook page, the body decries what they termed government policy of “divide and rule” and lashed out at elites whom they accused of fueling “hate speech” on social media.
They (consortium) frown at the fact that government is yet to make a statement concerning the burn car of one of theirs saying “we strongly condemn such violence” adding that.”…And are surprise the government has not said a word about this shameful incident”. They also went ahead to call on the state to investigate the attack and bring all those responsible to justice.
They concluded their release calling for unity among the Anglophone community and advise the population to shun anybody who might attempt to divide the population as the continue their “struggle”