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Bamenda 202 Air Force Base to Get Four New Helicopters

Military March pass

Military March pass

That was the promised made by Defense minister, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o while officially commissioning into office four commanding officers of the Cameroonian Army in Bamenda on Friday March 13, 2015.

These birds he said are already in the country and will be in Bamenda on “May 1, 2015, and I will personally be in Bamenda to hand them over”

To the newly commissioned officers, he called on them to use the powers at their disposal to protect the territorial integrity of Cameroon and to protect the people of the northwest and their goods and property.

Col. Ebot shaking hands with Defense Minister

Col. Ebot shaking hands with Defense Minister

Col. Ebot inspecting he troops

Col. Ebot inspecting he troops

Col. Bayebe Guy (Legion Commander)

Col. Bayebe Guy (Legion Commander)

Col. Ngomane Tiseh Thomas (Commander 202 Air Base)

Col. Ngomane Tiseh Thomas (Commander 202 Air Base)

Col. Tegonya Oscar (Commander 6th Military sector)

Col. Tegonya Oscar (Commander 6th Military sector)

He said Cameroon has not ceded an inch of its territory to Boko Haram and promised that Boko Haram will be eradicated and annihilated. He praised the efforts and commitment of the people of the northwest to pledge their support to the head of state and the army in the war against Boko Haram.

Speaking earlier, the Goverment Delegate to the Bamenda City Council, Vincent Ndumu Nji on behalf of the people of the northwest pledged their total support to the arm forces and the head of state in the fight against Boko Haram. he called on the defense boss to boast up the presense of the military in the region be sending in more personel.

Those installed included Col. Eyong Tambong Ebot as commander of the 22nd Motorized Infantry Brigade, Col. Tegonya Oscar as commander of the 6th Military Sector, Col. Ngomane Tiseh Thomas as commander of the Bamenda 202 Air Force Base and Col. Bayebe Guy Legion Commander of the Bamenda Gendarmerie legion.

The event was attended by South Governor, Jules Marceline, the chairman of the SDF and family members of the concerned. The even ended with a march pass of the various detachment of the army.

John Fru Ndi and Edgar Alain in a chat

John Fru Ndi and Edgar Alain in a chat

Governors Jules Marceline and Lele L'Afrique

Governors Jules Marceline and Lele L’Afrique

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By Abongwa Fozo

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