The Governor of the North West Region has debunked claims on social media that curfew time across the region has been extended. 

In a document signed yesterday Lele L’Afrique Adolph Tchoffo Deben said “the restriction of movements of persons and goods within the North West Region has not changed and remains between 9pm and 5am contrary to the information circulated on the social media.”
It should be noted that since Tuesday, information has been making rounds both from mouth to mouth and social media that curfew time in the North West has been extended from 6pm to 6am presumed to be from the office of the Governor. Though many doubted the information since it there was no release to that effect, many were prepared to begin respecting the embargo.
The release from the governor which debunks the extension will like allow many to heave a sigh of relief though it is coming at the time Bamenda has witnessed a timid resumption of economic activity since Monday with only taxis and commercial motorbikes working as shop owners have turn day watchers over their own shops with many sitting by them and not opening.
Wednesday’s release from the governor also reacts on this appealing “to all Bamenda City dwellers especially business people and other economic operators to remobilize against unpatriotic calls from secessionist activities by bringing to an end, the very costly and destructive ghost towns. He further “urges them to continue opening their shops and going about their activities in serenity as law abiding and patriotic citizens, failure which the councils shall be obliged to take all necessary measures to save the economies of their municipalities.”
The ghost towns being observe is part of calls for an anti-national Day participation in the restive NW region due to the ensuing Anglophone crisis grape vine say has not also gone unnoticed by the Governor whose release concludes “while counting on the total and unflinching collaboration of the North West population with the Administrative Authorities and the forces of Law and order in our quest for a speedy return to normalcy in our blessed region. The Governor finally Calls for  massive mobilization and participation in the celebration of this year’s edition of the National Day on Sunday the 20th of May 2018.
Derick BAKAH

Derick BAKAH

Bakah Derick is a Broadcast Presenter and Multimedia specialist with focus on sharing with the rest of the world the daily happenings in the Northwest Region of Cameroon. You can contact us on +237 675460750 or

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