The Senior Divisional Officer of the Mezam division in the North West region, has issued an order limiting sporting activities around the administrative area in Bamenda.
In a release made public, Mr Simon Emile Mooh stated that sporting activities are prohibited in the area on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
“Mass sporting activities around Up Station Bamenda, notably old GRA, Governor junction, Customs junction and Monument junction are hereby prohibited” Mr Simon wrote in the release.
According to him, apart from the three days mentioned, the “PARCOURS VITA” is free for the other days.
The areas mentioned include Up Station, GRA, Governor’s Junction, Customs Junction, and Monument Junction.
The SDO called on the forces of law and order to make sure the decision is respected.
Bamenda is the chief town of the North West region and has been battling with insecurity following the Anglophone crisis since 2016.
Could this be due to insecurity issues in the town?
Since 2017, we have staked our lives to provide tailor-made news reports to our readers from war zones and hot political rivalries in Cameroon - And we do so for FREE. As a small online media now reaching over 100,000 monthly readers on all our platforms, we have to rely on hiring a small team to help keep you informed The best way to support our online reporting is by considering a measly sum for our team on the ground as little as $1. Now you can make a donation to us below, it only takes one click...