Barrister Ayah Paul Abine, former Member of Parliament on the ticket of the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM) says he suffered a “cardiac malaise” early morning of Saturday, February 8, 2020.
Taking to Facebook, the former Judge at Cameroon’s Supreme Court said his chest has since been congested. He said the post was in order that the public is not misinformed.
Captioned “Before You Are Misinformed”, the post reads: “PA AYAH suffered a cardiac malaise in the early hours of this morning, the 8th day of February 8, 2020.
He has had a congested chest ever since! The cardiologist in the Buea Regional Hospital did caution a few months ago that PA Ayah was disposed to a cardiac malfunction and/or stroke. By God’s grace, it has all been mild!”
Surprisingly, the post attributable to Ayah Paul Abine suggests that the Candidate in the 2011 Presidential elections is yet to make it to the hospital owing to the “lockdown” imposed by separatists in the North West and South West Regions in a bid to frustrate this Sunday’s twin Municipal and Legislative elections.
Hear Ayah: “With the LOCKDOWN and with Ayah being a target by the Government of Cameroun for all manner of elimination, the Ayah Family has not ventured to make it to the hospital YET! God is in control and in more control till the divine mission is over. Praise the Lord! In Him we trust!”
In July 2018, the ex-leader of the Popular Action Party and former Member of Parliament for Akwaya in a Facebook post said there were plans to eliminate him and other members of his family.
Military at the Ayah Foundation
He claimed that armed security forces had loitered around the Ayah Foundation in Buea, as well as his Buea residence, apparently to kill him but could not.
“It is already a notorious fact that, yesterday, July 31, 2018, six masked BIR soldiers on board a white pick-up went to St. Valentine Centre (Orphanage), Buea, used by the Ayah Foundation to shelter some orphans of the genocidal war against Anglophones, most probably to kill Ayah Paul Abine, but missed him,” Ayah Paul wrote on his Facebook page at the time.
He has again evoked fears that there are plans to kill him. It is not known why anyone will want to kill the retired judge.
He was released from detention on August 31, 2017 after spending over seven months behind bars following the escalation of the Anglophone crisis.