The celebration of the World Peace Day in the Far North Region of Cameroon, was marked by a call from Governor Mijiyawa Bakari, to the population, to guard the serenity that the region has enjoyed in the past days.
The Administrator spoke on Tuesday 21 September, assessing the level of tranquility in the area after restlessness caused by the Boko Haram terrorist group. “The Security situation is back to normalcy thanks to the efforts of each and everyone, by the Head of State, forces of law and defense.
“Now it is necessary for everyone to bear in mind that war is not a good thing and this is the time to work hand-in-hand in order to develop our country to increase our standard of living” the Governor advised.
“We ask everyone to consolidate what has been done till now, do not follow those who are against the law” he added.
Inhabitants of the Far North Region were encouraged to use days like the International Day of Peace, to remind themselves of the need to enhance togetherness and tolerance. Their collaboration with defense and security forces so far, was also commended.
It should be noted that besides Boko Haram incursions, intertribal conflicts had also contributed to the instability in the Far North Region. Weeks ago, a bloody dispute erupted between the Arabe Choa and Mousgoum communities of the Far North Region. Fortunately, authorities intervened and today their differences are settled.