Cameroonians have contributed more than 1 billion CFA francs to support the army in its war against the Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram, Cameroon Concord has gathered from government sources in Yaounde. According to René Emmanuel Sadi, Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation (MINATD), who also moonlights as Chairman of the management committee of the gifts offered to support the Cameroon army, 1 billion, 29 million five hundred thousand CFA francs, have so far been collected from the Cameroonian people to support troops engaged at the front against Boko Haram. Contributions are continuing throughout the national territory.
The amount contributed by Cameroonians is in a special bank account under the direct supervision of Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Finance, revealed Minister Rene Sadi after a meeting on Thursday night. Cameroon Concord’s Chairman and Editor-in-Chief was reliably informed at the time of writing this report that “in-kind donations” such as (pasta, preserves, meat, vegetables, rice, soap, fruits ...) sent by the presidential couple have been distributed to members of the security and defense forces.