- Category: POINTBLANK
- Published on Friday, 12 June 2009 04:00
found that their bank accounts in the United States are disproportionately provided compared to the level of living in Cameroon.In a note signed and sent to the Head of the Cameroonian State through the U.S. embassy in Yaounde, the Obama administration listed the names of the Cameroonian politicians banned from the country. On Saturday America justifies this decision by the results of investigations by their agents on the accounts of some Cameroonians abroad and on U.S. territory.
FBI agents and CIA have found that certain politicians in Yaoundé had too many accounts that proves in contrast, they say, with the general standard of living of the average Cameroonian.
They have thus reached the conclusion that they cannot be their personal money but taxpayer's money those camerounian Politicians diverted. Hence the decision not to issue visas of the United States to these persons, their wives and children. Anyone already in possession of a U.S. visa and whose names appear on this list will have these visas simply suspended.
It will be recalled that former U.S. ambassador to Cameroon, Niels Marquardt had repeatedly said that the United States prohibits the entry of any person whose property in the United States are considered suspicious or are ill-gotten gains. It had at one time, pleaded with members of the Cameroon government to respect Article 66 of the Constitution which requires any person who accesses a political office to declare their property. Save the extent never applied starting with the first citizen of Cameroon, President Paul Biya.
The threat has been implemented! Most recently, the current ambassador of this country in Yaounde, Janet Garvet, which affirmed its support to the Cameroonian authorities in appropriate cases where they wished to repatriate assets held by some Cameroonians pinned under the operation hawk . She then stated that the U.S. secret services should provide their full support.
Although reliable sources at the U.S. embassy confirmed the information after the radio station Equinoxe broadcasted the news, they nevertheless refused to give any name, arguing that it is the responsibility and at the discretion of Cameroonian authorities.