According to media sources, the kidnapping took place during the funeral of the wife of the former Social Democratic Front (SDF) MP in Bamenda, the North West regional capital, on the evening of April 23, 2021.
This is the double drama that Honorable Fusi Wilfred Naamukong is experiencing. The former SDF (Social Democratic Front) deputy from the northwestern Bafut Tubah constituency was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on the evening of April 23, 2021 in Bamenda.
According to Jean Robert Wafo, head of communications for Ni John Fru Ndi‘s party, who gave the information without further details, the politician was kidnapped during his wife’s funeral. At this time, info.kamerpower.com does not know whether a ransom note has been made or not.
A little over a year ago, precisely in January 2020, armed individuals had already set fire to the residence of Mr. Fusi Naamukong. At the time, according to the concerned, the objective of the separatists was to instigate fear to prevent participation in the local elections of February 9, 2020.
Abuses have continued in the North-West and South-West regions in the grip of a war of independence for almost five years. A week ago, at least five civilians were killed in a bar in Bamenda.
According to a count by journalist Frédéric Takang, local correspondent for the private channel Radio Equinoxe, at least 30 kidnappings and ransom demands were reported in the North West regional capital in a week.