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Cameroon – Rigobert Song: Former Lion Announced in the Northwest and Southwest Regions

Written by Deckson N.

The former captain of the Indomitable Lions would like to thank the people of these regions for praying for healing. Many people see a political instrumentalization behind all the demonstrations organized around the return of the coach of the A’ indomitable Lions coach.

Cameroon radio television (Crtv) announced the news at 5 pm on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The former captain of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon Rigobert Song who just returned from France where he was cared for after a stroke on October 2, 2016, could travel to the northwest and southwest regions, which had been in deep political crisis for several months, due to multiple claims Of Anglophone-speaking Cameroonians.

“Magnan” as his compatriots affectionately call him would like to meet the people of these two anglophone regions to thank them for having prayed for healing. Since his arrival in Cameroon, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, the former Lensois multiplies declarations and exits. Yesterday, he went to the Yaounde Emergency Center (CURY), which was the first hospital to welcome him after his stroke occurred while at his home in Yaoundé on 2 October 2016.

A thanksgiving cult was then scheduled for Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the Yaounde Multi sports Complex in honor of the one who wore the captain’s armband for the senior lions for nearly ten years. All these events organized around the return of Rigobert Song in Cameroon are not to the taste of all Cameroonians. The announcement of his trip to the English-speaking regions of the country now supports the thesis of those who had already seen a political instrumentalisation carried out by the Cameroonian authorities. His message of thanks to the presidential couple had moreover aroused the wrath of more than one person. “I owe a lot to President Paul Biya and his wife. They took all the burdens to save my life, “he said.

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