Nigerian Consul General: "Cameroon Separatists Fighters Didn't Attack Nigerian Territory"
No Nigerian territory was attacked by Ambazonian Separatists: Nigerian Counsel General to the Northeast and Southwest regions.
The Nigerian Counsel General to the Northwest and Southwest of Cameroon has debunked reports currently circulating that some Nigerian villages were attacked by Cameroon Separatists killing 20persons and wounding 17 others.
His Excellency, Baba Lawal, who was speaking to a daily English language tabloid based in Yaounde was reacting to reports by some newspapers in Cameroon and abroad alleging that Cameroon separatists entered one of the villages sharing the border with Nigeria in Manyu Division, Southwest Region and killed 17 Nigerians and wounded 20 others.
BiVoundi 24News, notes that the Nigerian Counsel General's refutal of that incident follows an earlier refutal by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.
In his refutal, reported by the News Agency of Nigeria, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, denied those he termed Ambazonian Soldiers crossed into the Nigerian Community near Bashu in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State to attack their compatriots who fled and had refused to join them to intensify the fight against the Cameroon Government under Paul Biya.
The Consul General further disclosed that immediately after the incident came public, the Nigerian Government dispatched the army to that spot and found out that the incident took place in Cameroon territory.
We recall that sometime last year, a similar incident reportedly took place in Nigerian Village bordering Nkambe in the Northwest Region.
Several persons including a village chief were killed in the gun attack initially carried out by the separatists until it was equally debunked by the Nigerian Government