Monday, 18 April 2016

Paul Biya raises CFA 2.5bn for Anti-Boko Haram war chest

Paul Biya has "coughed out" a whopping CFA 2.5 billion as a donation towards the fight against the militant Islamist sect Boko Haram in its Far North region. This information was revealed by Rene Emmanuel Sadi the Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MINATD) while speaking at the end of a meeting held in Yaounde on Saturday. 

The meeting was organised by the ad hoc inter-ministerial committee for the management of donations made to the people and defense forces whic was set up by Paul Biya April 2015. 

According to Mr. Sadi, who also doubles as Chairman of the committee, out of the monies collected, which includes a special contribution by the country’s leader to the tune of CFA 160 million, CFA 1.5 billion will go to the defense and security forces.


  1. This is good news for once though!
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