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Sunday, 30 September 2007

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mk the southerner

With respect my dear brothers of the struggle.
I salute you all. For those of you who knew about my health situation, I wish to state here that I am now strong and able to type myself, so doing I am out of danger thanks to your prayers.
With these not i say happy feast to you all and stay blessed.
God bless Southern Cameroons.

Fon

Mk the southerner,
I thank God who took care during your gloomy days of ill health and has made it possible that we can hear from you again.
Stay bless.

Paa Ngembus

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS.

MK,
Welcome back brother. I am really happy to learn you are back on your feet now. May the Good Lord grant you a speedy recovery.

GOD BLESS ALL SOUTHERN CAMEROONS PATRIOTS.

GOD BLESS THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS.

Paa Ngembus
THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS SHALL BE DECOLONIZED BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.

Ashwell Molaba

Permit me to join in the chorus in wishing all Southern Cameroonians a Happy Birthday. May it truly be a happy one in the realisation of the cause.

Mr Sam Fonkem, that is an article worth every bit of the ink and paper. This is a genuine analysis of the our kind of politics. Congratulations.

mk the southerner

Thanks allot Fon and Paa Ngembus, for wishing me well.


Message to the nation by the National chairman of the SCNC and chancellor of the provisional administration of the federal republic of southern cameroons,
Chief Ayamba Ette Otun, Marking 46th National Day.

Fellow Compatriots
Ladies and Gentlemen,

On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of our independence, it is with utmost joy that I send you my warm fraternal greetings. First of all, I like to invite all Southern Cameroonians to go on bended knees before Almighty God, thanking Him for having safely guided us this far in our struggle for the restoration of our sovereign statehood. We are confident that God, who is always on the side of the oppressed, will lead us to FREEDOM.

Forty-six years of sovereign independence would have taken us far by way of socio-cultural and economic development. Above all we would have been exercising our sovereignty among the comity of sovereign nations at the UN, AU, Commonwealth, ECOWAS and other international organizations.

But most painfully, the past 46 years have been years of mourning, agony, as we bury our youths and loved ones stroke down by the bullets of a callous annexationist regime. These years have been marked by stagnation and retrogression because we have been denied the right to be masters of our own destiny. Like a beautiful lady in prolonged agonizing labour the almost five decades have brought us only woes, heightened frustration and impoverishment because of brutal colonial domination and foreign occupation of our land by la Republique du Cameroun which plunders our natural resources for its exclusive development. When we raise dissenting voices, we are brutalized, tortured, maimed regularly detained in deplorable conditions and/or killed by the forces of occupation.

No wonder the cream of our youths are drifting into the Diaspora to escape political victimization and to look for greener pastures, some of whom have drowned in attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe.

I wish to seize this opportunity to both thank and congratulate the bulk of our citizens who though feeling the pinch, have decided to stay home and fight the enemy of la Republique du Cameroun to the logical end for the attainment of sovereign statehood. As the problem is here, so is the solution. Our freedom will come from our collective endeavours.

Although we have made several strides to internationalise our cause, it must never be forgotten that the home front is the place where the liberation war must be fought and won. Southern Cameroonians in the Diaspora have an obligation to intensify their efforts. I wish at this point to pay tribute to all Southern Cameroonian sons and daughters in the Diaspora for their dedication to the cause of our FREEDOM and INDEPENDENCE . I equally, urge those who are still sitting on the fence, to wake up from slumber and like patriots join the struggle so that we can liberate Southern Cameroons sooner rather than later.

Fellow Southern Cameroonians , ladies and gentlemen, we know that fighting for freedom requires sacrifice – the highest of which is the ultimate sacrifice of life, for as the adage goes we can’t eat omelet without cracking eggs. While we strictly adhere to our motto “The Force of Argument, not The Argument of Force” we have generally been provoked, molested, arrested and tortured, even shot and killed by the forces of occupation. I invite all of you at this juncture to observe a minute of silence in memory of those who have paid the supreme price for our freedom. (May their souls rest in perfect peace).

That their deaths may not go in vain we must here and now re-dedicate ourselves anew to the struggle and declare; never to retreat and never to surrender. Southern Cameroons must be FREE!

Ladies and Gentlemen, 2007 has been quite an eventful year in the life of our struggle for FREEDOM: with our people- men, women and youths demonstrating greater commitment than ever before. The spirit of Southern Cameroons nationalism is reaching record high to the embarrassment of the occupier of our land.

Our successes on the international scene have been thanks to our membership of the UNPO whose solidarity and campaigns for Southern Cameroons independence have been systematic and unrelenting. We also salute the support given us by the UNPO member nations and the Presidency. Through international exposure and participation at UN Human Rights Council, our friends are now found on every continent of this planet. We thank you all for your support and pray that this should be intensified in the days ahead so that SOUTHERN CAMEROONS takes its seat at the UN.

Aggressive international offensive has been intensified with measurable results. For the first time SCNC-UK and SCNC France on May 20, the day la Republique effectively imposed its military occupation of Southern Cameroons , organized peaceful demonstrations with clear messages respectively, at No. Ten Downing Street , London , and in Paris . SCNC Holland and SCNC Belgium have been keeping the Flag of Southern Cameroons right to freedom and self-determination at its peak.

In April SCNC USA held a Conference to evaluate the strides made so far and adopt a road map for the way forward. SCNC UK since Sept. 29 and to culminate with 46 Independence Anniversary commemorations has been holding a similar Conference attended by other SCNC Europe Chapters. We salute you all and encourage you all to be the true ambassadors of our struggle for freedom, justice, human equality and dignity.

Certainly the invasion and arbitrary arrests of SCNC leaders and activists by armed troops of la Republique at a well publicized and organized Press Conference to enable the National Vice Chairman and Chair of Foreign Affairs Commission, Nfor, Ngala Nfor report to the Press and Southern Cameroonians on his three months diplomatic offensives, has turned out to be gravel and sand in la Republique ’s gari. We salute the Diplomatic Missions in Yaounde , foreign governments, Human Rights organizations, national and international; national and foreign media for condemning such brutal repression and denial of our fundamental rights to assembly, freedom of speech, opinion and thought and the fervent call for justice to be done. May you all know that here the judiciary is not independent and justice delayed is justice denied.

We take this moment to sincerely thank our courageous human rights lawyers for defiling all odds and sacrificing enormously in defending the right to self-determination of the Southern Cameroonian people. We take this opportunity, once more, to appeal to all Southern Cameroonian lawyers to stand with their colleagues and with their people for FREEDOM is our inalienable and inherent right not a privilege.

SCNC victories on the home front have been remarkable. Since last year we mounted the campaign and sent out a clarion call for “ZERO VOTER REGISTRATION” and “ZERO VOTE” in Southern Cameroons in any election organized and conducted by la Republique. Southern Cameroons is not and will never be an integral part of la Republique.

The so-called twin-elections have come and gone. Low voter registration in Southern Cameroons was historic in spite of intensive buying of voters, votes, bribery and corruption to have people vote. Should one be bribed to perform his civic duty? From the verdict of the distinguished foreign diplomats in Yaounde and total boycott of the elections by foreign observers, the SCNC won gallantly.

We thank those patient members of the SDF who decided to give one more trial. Your hopes have been dashed. Your sense of honour bruised one more time. You have seen the disgraceful out come. Distinguished Diplomats in Yaounde describe the kangaroo-election as “lost opportunity”. Whether Southern Cameroonian SDF, CDU, UNDP, AFP or even CPDM, most you continue to wallow in a “lost opportunity”?

The Yaounde regime distributes seats in National Assembly before date of election is announced. When we called on you not to register, not to waste your valuable time, it was not because we hate your party, it was because we knew it was going to be a fruitless venture. La Republique does not believe in democracy. Elections are meant to fool the world, World Bank, IMF and other lending agencies for results are known before hand.

Having repeatedly seen the truth, please come home and let us rebuild the Fatherland, Southern Cameroons, a shining example of democracy even while still a UN Trust. In 1959 Dr. Endeley lost narrowly to J.N. Foncha and peacefully handed over powers. This was historic. In la Republique it is Paris that decides and never the citizens. This is why an “anglofool” who is a “nchinda” will never occupy a prestigious or policy-making position.

The SCNC is fighting for FREEDOM to restore the lost dignity of every Southern Cameroonian. Come home now and join the train of FREEDOM and be counted among the heroes for tomorrow may be too late.

While we await the final verdict of our case against la Republique du Cameroun in the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, (ACHPR), in The Gambia, we have the honour to salute the Nigerian people and heartily congratulate President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua for his brilliant election to lead this most dynamic and populous African nation. We, in warm fraternity take judicious notice of his declaration in his Inaugural Speech to respect and defend the rule of law. We, Southern Cameroonians, as respecters and defenders of both municipal and international law, have the honour to remind H.E. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua of the historic Abuja Federal High Court Ruling of March 2002, calling on Nigeria Federal Government to take the Southern Cameroons right to self-determination to the ICJ, the UN and any other international organization.

As a power in Africa and founding member of the OAU that declared the sanctity, immutability and inviolability of colonial boundaries African nations inherited at independence, we solemnly appeal to President Yar’Adua to respect and implement the ruling of his nation’s court.

During the National Executive Council Meeting of 29th August, it was resolved that all our structures should be renewed before the end of the year 2007. In accomplishing historic task in the supreme interest of the struggle, I invite all of you to elect into office, only those who are competent and dedicated to our cause, so that they can deliver the goods of liberating our country and its people from the stranglehold of colonialism. Sovereign independence is a right guaranteed all people by international law and we are all geared towards sacrificing all our efforts towards the attainment of that lofty and ultimate goal.

In conclusion, ladies and gentlemen, let me assure you that the future of our struggle is very bright and that gradually, our objectives are being attained. With hope and determination, we shall overcome.

The chains to which Southern Cameroonians have been shackled for over four decades are on the verge of being broken for ever! That is why the annexationist regime is panic-stricken. Whatever they do now regard that as the desperate kicks of a dying horse.

I wish all Southern Cameroonians at home and in the Diaspora and our many good friends, happy anniversary celebrations!

LONG LIVE THE RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION;
LONG LIVE WORLD DEMOCRACY AND INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY;
SOUTHERN CAMEROONS WILL BE FREE.


Done, in Bamenda, SOUTHERN CAMEROONS , this 30th Day of September in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Seven.

rexon

News coming from London. Good turnout for the independence celebrations.

Cheers.

Fon

"we have the honour to salute the Nigerian people and heartily congratulate President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua for his brilliant election to lead this most dynamic and populous African nation."(Chief Ayamba Ette Otun"

Rexon, Ma Mary, Paa Ngembus and others, any comment on the above quotation?

Ma Mary

Fon, I have not given the statement a second thought. Perhaps it is a gesture to reach out to the Nigerian president. Do you have any insights to share?

Paa Ngembus

QUOTES FROM CHIEF AYAMBA:

".....
I wish to seize this opportunity to both thank and congratulate the bulk of our citizens who though feeling the pinch, have decided to stay home and fight the enemy of la Republique du Cameroun to the logical end for the attainment of sovereign statehood. As the problem is here, so is the solution. Our freedom will come from our collective endeavours.
...."

".....
I wish at this point to pay tribute to all Southern Cameroonian sons and daughters in the Diaspora for their dedication to the cause of our FREEDOM and INDEPENDENCE . I equally, urge those who are still sitting on the fence, to wake up from slumber and like patriots join the struggle so that we can liberate Southern Cameroons sooner rather than later.
......."

".....
We thank those patient members of the SDF who decided to give one more trial. Your hopes have been dashed. Your sense of honour bruised one more time. You have seen the disgraceful out come. Distinguished Diplomats in Yaounde describe the kangaroo-election as “lost opportunity”. Whether Southern Cameroonian SDF, CDU, UNDP, AFP or even CPDM, most you continue to wallow in a “lost opportunity”?
......
......
When we called on you not to register, not to waste your valuable time, it was not because we hate your party, it was because we knew it was going to be a fruitless venture. La Republique does not believe in democracy. Elections are meant to fool the world, World Bank, IMF and other lending agencies for results are known before hand.

Having repeatedly seen the truth, please come home and let us rebuild the Fatherland, Southern Cameroons, a shining example of democracy even while still a UN Trust. In 1959 Dr. Endeley lost narrowly to J.N. Foncha and peacefully handed over powers. This was historic. In la Republique it is Paris that decides and never the citizens. This is why an “anglofool” who is a “nchinda” will never occupy a prestigious or policy-making position.

The SCNC is fighting for FREEDOM to restore the lost dignity of every Southern Cameroonian. Come home now and join the train of FREEDOM and be counted among the heroes for tomorrow may be too late.
......"

THIS IS ESPECIALLY TO ANSWER FON'S QUESTION. READ THE FULL QUOTE AND DIGEST IT.

"......
While we await the final verdict of our case against la Republique du Cameroun in the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, (ACHPR), in The Gambia, we have the honour to salute the Nigerian people and heartily congratulate President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua for his brilliant election to lead this most dynamic and populous African nation. We, in warm fraternity take judicious notice of his declaration in his Inaugural Speech to respect and defend the rule of law. We, Southern Cameroonians, as respecters and defenders of both municipal and international law, have the honour to remind H.E. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua of the historic Abuja Federal High Court Ruling of March 2002, calling on Nigeria Federal Government to take the Southern Cameroons right to self-determination to the ICJ, the UN and any other international organization.

As a power in Africa and founding member of the OAU that declared the sanctity, immutability and inviolability of colonial boundaries African nations inherited at independence, we solemnly appeal to President Yar’Adua to respect and implement the ruling of his nation’s court.
........"

"........
Sovereign independence is a right guaranteed all people by international law and we are all geared towards sacrificing all our efforts towards the attainment of that lofty and ultimate goal.

In conclusion, ladies and gentlemen, let me assure you that the future of our struggle is very bright and that gradually, our objectives are being attained. With hope and determination, we shall overcome.
......."

ENJOY THE ANNIVERSARY FOLKS.

Paa Ngembus
THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS SHALL BE DECOLONIZED BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.


Fon

Ma Mary,
I have nothing against Chief Ayamba´s congratulatory message to Umaru Musa Yar´Adua.
You are perfectly right to say that it is a gesture to reach out to the Nigerian president; that is politics. However, you and co could not reason in this direction when Fru Ndi sent a similar message Yar´Adua. Can you remember the aspersions from your group when Fru Ndi congratulated Yar´Adua? Do you now see why I brought up the issue?

Ma Mary

Fon, I do not recall saying anything for or against such a statement by Fru Ndi. Frankly, it does not interest me one way or other, whether it is NJFN or Chief Ayamba sending messages to presidents of other countries such as la republique or Nigeria, unless I can perceive how it advances the Southern Cameroons cause, which I do not. Other INDIVIDUALS might have a different opinion or have a reason. I just wish John Fru Ndi and SDF would quit distracting the people.

Legima Doh

The speech is the gamut of the ScNc struggle.It is fraughted with the kind of wisdom,determination and courage that is awe inspiring.Did any one ever heard a reasonable speech like this from Biya?
We all can see from the speech that Vewessee who jumped into the post to express some shallow and wishy washy unfounded allegations against the struggle under the aegis of Chief Ayamba was absolutely prejudiced and misguided .
Comrade MK,
I really want to thank you heartily for bringing the speech to us.It was unputdownable.
Fon,
referring to Yar Adua, the statement went through to culminate in the reminder of the Abuja court ruling.So,the salutation was not of primal relation to his election but on his presidency of such a diverse country,a powerhouse of the OAU and her historical connection to the Southern cameroons and the present crisis and struggle for restoration of her statehood.If referring to the election, we know that Nigeria has a history of military rule often enthroned through coup and violence.To that light,it was not the case as the presidency went to a civilian and mass fraud being reported especially as was propagated by a candidate who had his dispute with the out going president.Anyway,the history of Yar Adua younger brother of the Gen Yar Adua was was second in command to Obasanjo in the late 70's shows that he had a nice record of little if any or no corruption.But like I said,lets consider the election referred to by the only true Chief of the Southern cameroons,Chief Ayamba as an aside.
Comrade Rexon,thanks for the info on how it passed in London.
The ScNc is alive,it is waxing strong and ever stronger.It is more felt home and abroad than any other political party in which some of our brethren may still be trapped in its illusion.I am happy the Chief and Chairman spoke wisely about such especially referring to the SDF.Any one who is truthful to themselves would see how ridiculed the SDF and her scribes have been by la republique.

We must join hands together.We must be very careful too with words.We all know it starts with an a thought in the mind, words say them and then action.So we must be very positive in all we say about the struggle,we must always conceive positive thoughts about it and let all our actions to be ever positive about the struggle.In this regard,I want to thank all our comrades who have been so positive about the struggle.We also invite those who have been held sway by negative thinking to come aboard the coach to liberation.
Yes Ma Mary,we really want the rigmarole to stop.The distraction by the SDf is unacceptable.Its a ridicule on us too when we see our brethren being so badly ridiculed.
Paa Ngembus,
Thanks for bravery.Thanks for using the text to explicate some doubts to Fon.
Fon thanks for observing and pointing out for the sake of understanding not just for the sake of sophistic criticism.
USAfrica,
I dont know where to place you.You know yourself.Recant and join the coach.A critique of the Scnc would be desired but not a biased and prejudiced type who wants to be a reincarnation of Georgias the father of sophism.Before long he was understood, his popularity floundered and his fame faded.

In the struggle,the commencement is in God.YO Chief Ayamba.Someone called Vewessee said the Scnc ought to pray.That is what already is done and I thank God for that spirit.

By the grace of God(sola gracia) our land shall be free and of peace.

Legima Doh,
ScNc

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