Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Barrister Agbor Nkongho, Chairman of Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa visited the Central Prison in Buea where he met with the ‘Regisseur’ (Prison Administrator) after which he held a two-hour meeting with all 20 persons detained in connection with the ongoing developments in the country.
During this meeting, Agbor Nkongho listened to their concerns, gave them words of advice and encouraged them to remain strong in spirit. He also assured them of his unfading support till they are all released.
Thereafter, he left the Prison to the Buea Military Court where he was received by the Commissioner of Government (State Prosecutor) and the President of the Military Court. The detention conditions of all detainees were discussed with both officials.
Agbor Nkongho gave them reasons why an unconditional release of all those detained will be upholding justice.
After visiting these detainees and sharing in their pain, Agbor Nkongho mobilised Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa to work for collective efforts towards the release of all detainees.