By DOH JAMES SONKEY
Territorial Administration Minister, Paul Atanga Nji has told Governors that the protection of persons and property must be absolute priority in the ten regions. Speaking last February 14 and 15, 2019 while chairing the first bi-annual conference of governors at the conference hall of the Yaounde City Council, the Minister stressed that “the protection of persons and property must be done with courage, determination and serenity.”
Holding on the theme “administrative authorities: strengthening the security of persons and property, “ the conference enabled Minister Atanga Nji to hand down firm instructions for immediate execution to governors upon their return to their regions.
While calling on governors to make use of Forces of Law and Order put at their disposal, the Territorial Administration boss asked them to seek for collaboration with the local population in the search for peace in the country.
“Faced with different acts of provocation, destabilization threats, the government will make sure that the law prevails as we will not tolerate any anarchy.” He reiterated.
To those who think government is bowing to insecurity and destabilization threats, the Minister reassured that “government still has the means and power to overcome whatever situation.
The two days gathering marked by the award of May 20 medals to three senior officials who distinguished themselves through hard work equally featured a joint statement from the Delegate General for National Security and Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defense in charge of the National Gendarmerie on “assigned duties of Forces of Law and Order in relation to the safety of persons and property, “ statement from the Minister of Public Works on “support measures to contractors and road maintenance follow up teams, “ statement from the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms on “evaluation of the functioning of the disciplinary regional councils,” and administrative and socio-economic reports from the governors.