Since 17th May, a senior delegation from the Equatorial Guinea Ministry for Security, led by its General Secretary, Reginaldo Bidyogo Ndongo, has been in the city of Ebolwa (Cameroon) for a bilateral meeting with his counterpart from the country, in order to evaluate for the first time the agreement signed by the two countries on 5th September 2015, regarding matters of security and police training.
The opening session for this first meeting of the Monitoring Committee for the Cooperation Agreement in matters of Security and the Training of the Police Force in Equatorial Guinea in the Cameroon Police Schools and Instruction Centres, took place in a hotel in Ebolwa.
The act began with words of welcome from the Government Delegate from the urban community of Ebolwa, who wished the guests a pleasant stay. Following this, there was an opening speech from the Governor of the Southern Region, Nguele Nguele Felix, who in addition to highlighting the good relations between the two countries, expressed his gratitude to the Presidents of Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and H. E. Paul Biya, for the “authorisation for this meeting”, providing, in his words, “all the support necessary for it to take place”, a demonstration of the “excellent relations between the two heads of State”.
After the official opening, which was attended by the First Adviser from the Equatorial Guinea Embassy in Yaunde, Mariano Nguema Ona, both delegations met to analyse the benefits and difficulties encountered in implementing some parts of the agreement.
In a subsequent interview, the head of the delegation from our country pointed out to the media present the aims of the agreement, indicating that “the purpose is to make effective the firm political will of the heads of State from Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and H. E. Paul Biya, to maintain peace and security, together with the welfare of these two brother countries in particular, and the Central Africa sub-region, in general”.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea