Kah Walla, political activist and president of the Cameroon’s People Party, CPP, Edith kah walla has described government’s sweeping arrest and detention of Anglophones as kidnapping.
The CPP boss made the declaring over the weekend during a meeting with some women who have been affected by Cameroon’s bad governance and the ongoing Anglophone crisis. The meeting dubbed mothers of the nation was a forum for women to reach out to their peers, share their stories and seek out ways to end suffering as the crisis deepens.
During the meeting, several women took turns in explaining horrible scenes of bad health care, rogue law enforcement, while others attest to having paid for their children’s safety. Walla applauded the women for sharing their stories and encourage them to stand up against bad practices in Cameroon.
She condemned government measures in handling the current crisis, stating that there are several dozens of young men at the kondenqui prisons, noting that the mothers of these youths have been left in bewilderment. According to the politician and rights activist, the human cost of political crisis are mostly women.
“As mothers of the nation, we must come together for our children. Don’t sit and watch your children future being massacred. We can no longer afford to sit and cry. We need to act” she said. To her the arrest of youths and their being ferried to regions where they have no one to take care of them is one of the worst fall-outs of the crisis.