Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium CACSC has been created to coordinate from December 6,all actions taken by Common Law lawyers,Teachers,Civil society in Anglophone zones.
Over 15 representatives of Lawyers,Teachers,Drivers Unions and Civil society signed the birth of the Consortium which has maintained that Federalism is the best option to end anglophone problems.
CACSC Hereby Declares :
1. That the strike action called by Common Law Lawyers and Anglophone Educationists, Economic operators, Transporters/drivers, Commercial bike riders and the entire Anglophone Civil Society are LEGITIMATE and meant to redress deep seated problems that have plagued Anglophones as a People and have persisted because Government has opted to disregard the peculiarity of Anglophones as a Cultural group in the Republic of Cameroun.
2. That with effect from the date of the endorsement of this document, this CONSORTIUM,
a. Shall constitute a platform for dialogue, advocacy and reflection among Anglophones in the territory formerly referred to as West Cameroon, and in negotiations with third party interveners.
b. Shall educate, advise and speak for and on behalf of ALL Cameroon Anglophone Civil society groups existing or to be created thereafter in all matters relating to marginalization, discrimination, assimilation, exclusion, mistreatment and deprivation in the territory formerly referred to as West Cameroon, and in all negotiations resulting thereof.
3. That a return to a two-state Federation as was envisaged in 1961 pursuant to resolution 1608 of the United Nations General Assembly is the best guarantee of the protection, promotion and preservation of Anglophone rights, identity and existence in a bi-cultural, bi-jural and bilingual Cameroon.
DONE, DATED AND SIGNED BY US IN BAMENDA THIS 06 DECEMBER, 2016
Barrister NKONGHO FELIX AGBOR , President FAKLA, BUEA
Barrister EYAMBE ELIAS EBAI, President MEME LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Prof. ABANGMA J. A, President SYNES UB
TASSANG WILFRED F, NESG. CATTU
HARMONY BOBGA MBUTON (Esq.) , President North West Lawyers’ Association (NOWELA)
MAWUM FUH J. CHE, Gen. President Bamenda Traders & Economic
Operators Focal Point Civil Society
NDE FREDRICK N, Gen. President PROBATA
TSE ANYE KEVIN, Regional President Confederation of Cameroon Trade
KINGSLEY SAMBA MBANWI, National President Cameroon Youths for Justice and
FAI VICTOR NFOR, President NOWEPRODITU, President MEDUTI
SUHFOR JOSEPH, President DOHGA
CHIA GODWILL, President Traders’ Association Surrounding Stadium