The Chief of Defence Staff,
Lieutenant General Rene Claude Meka on Thursday March 24th, 2022 made an accessement of the security climate in the the fifth Joint Military Region and the fifth Gendarmerie Region. This was during a routine control, this time at the 501 Airforce Base.
On arrival , the Chief of Defense Staff, accompanied by the Army chief of staff Major General Baba Soule, the Central Director of coordination at the National Gerndarmerie, including some service heads, were welcome by Brigadier General Nka Valère, and Brigadier General Ekongwese Divine, commanders of the 5th Joint Military, and fifth Gendarmerie Regions respectively.
The Defense boss chaired an in camera meeting, aimed at following up on the implementation of the instructions on the management of the security situation during and after the Total Energies Africa cup of Nations 2021.
It emerged from the meeting that the chief of defense staff congratulated the troops on the field, while urging them to continue untill peace is restored.
It also emerged that the successful celebration of the 56th edition of the Youth Day and the 37th edition of the International Women's Day were hitch free in the administrative North West and West Regions in particular thanks to the professionalism of the troops.
Military sources also hinted that further instructions have been handed, in line with the elimination of terrorists groups still operating in the North West and South Regions of Cameroon.