By Ndi Nelson, Dec. 15, 2016
Cameroon Journal, Yaounde – A reliable source has hinted The Cameroon Journal that traditional rulers in the two English speaking regions of the North West and South West are now being paid cash incentives with instructions to remain quiet over escalating tensions in the two regions.
One of the traditional rulers – a second class chief, who would not want to be named who recived his own share of the bribe money, confided in The Cameroon Journal that he received
175,000 FRS from the government as second class chief. First class chiefs he said, are receiving 250,000 FRS and Third class chiefs are paid 100,000 FRS.
Sources say that the government is trying to preempt sentiments from chiefs who have grass root support from ongoing strike by lawyers and teachers.
SDOs in the respective divisions are said to be in charge of distributing the cash.