Prisoners Of Conscience

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HENRY TATA KIMENG;

HENRY TATA KIMENG;

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Dr. Henry Tata Kimeng is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria(A.B.U,Zaria).

He was born on 12th of July 1967 at Alabukam Mankon to Mrs Agnes GijeKimeng(late) and late Ta Fai Ngakonfor(neeKimengJonasNdi) who was a sub-chief in Mbaa, Nwangri village in Donga/Mantung county, Southern Cameroon province. He is married to Dr. Florence Azie Mbuh who holds a PhD in Microbiology from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Doctor of Medicine(MD) from Windsor University School of Medicine St.Kitts. They are blessed with a 19 year old son Brian T. Kimeng a final year student in the Department of Architecture A.B.U.,Zaria. Dr. Kimeng is an erudite scholar and teacher and has published several papers in local and international journals and conference proceedings. He has also won several prizes and awards for his research works. Holcim International Switzerland awarded him and some colleagues a prize for their research work on recycled Agricultural waste for producing particleboards in 2011 and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria followed up in 2012 recognising him as one of their outstanding researchers in the past 50 years during the Golden Jubilee celebration of the University. As a Consultant Engineer, he has consulted for several organizations and designed and built large buildings, cities and roads all over Nigeria. He has also consulted for National Space Research and Development Agency Abuja Nigeria, Abucons Zaria,Gamji Nigeria Ltd among many other firms. As a Philanthropist, he has provided scholarships, financial assistance and help to many students from Southern Cameroons, Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Liberia and other countries. He also led the campaign in 2017 to create awareness for the Southern Cameroonians who were plundered, robbed and chased from their homeland into exile in neighboring Nigeria by the brutal La Republique du Cameroun Gendarmes. He provided them with financial assistance, accommodation, and food to those he visited in the refugee camps. In 2017 he was nominated the Coordinator of Southern Cameroons Refugees in Nigeria and with the Health and Social Services team; he carried out the assignment diligently and faithfully. He was abducted together with 11 other Southern Cameroonian Leaders on January 5th 2018 by a group of armed men at Nera Hotels garden Abuja Nigeria and detained in a bunker at Defense Information Agency(D.I.A)Abuja. They were later moved by night in a military cargo plane and kept incommunicado for 6 months without access to sunlight. They were later allowed 30 minutes of access to sunlight and family on a few days for 4 months. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, Dr Kimeng and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525 million. Presently they are in Kondengui Principal maximum security prison Yaounde Cameroon. He had just completed a tour of the refugee camps in Cross River and Akwa-Ibom States where on behalf of the Interim Government he organized Christmas and New Year parties with Ambazonian Refugee Kids in various camps. His neighbours, friends, students, colleagues, and the entire Southern Cameroon Communities in Zaria and elsewhere miss him greatly. Join our teams of sympathizers all over the world to request for their unconditional release.

BARRISTER EYAMBE ELIAS EBAI

BARRISTER EYAMBE ELIAS EBAI

Barrister at law

Barrister Eyambe Elias Ebai is a Barrister at law of the Cameroon Bar Association since 1996 with keen interest in Human Rights Advocacy.

He was born on the June 19, 1969 in Manyemen to Nzonguty Joseph(Deseased) and of Nzonguty Ann Babi. He was the President of the Meme Lawyers Association (MELA), and the Vice Secretary of the Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium(Consortium). In 2017 he sought and was granted Refugee status by UNHCR in Nigeria, following his persecution by the government t of La Republique du Cameroun for His political opinion for the self-determination of the people of Southern Cameroons(a.k.aAmbazonia). He was the Ambassador to the African Union(AU) of Southern Cameroons Governing Council(SCACUF). He was also appointed Ambassador to the AU and Africa by the Interim Government Southern Cameroon. He was abducted from NERA Hotel Abuja alongside 11 others on January 5,2018. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, he and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525 million. He is presently languishing in jail in Kondengui, Yaounde Cameroun. He is married with 5 children.

SHUFAI BLAISE SEVIDZEM BERINYUY

SHUFAI BLAISE SEVIDZEM BERINYUY

Barrister at Law

His Royal Highness (HRH) Barrister Shufai Blaise Sevidzem BERINYUY is the Traditional Ruler of Mbuh(Baforchu) village and Tobin-Nso Bui County in the Northern Zone of Southern Cameroons.

He was born on the April 25,1967 at Kumbo-Nso to Sebastian LAWONG BERINYUY(deceased) and Benedicta SHIYGHAN BERINYUY. He is Barrister at law of the Cameroon Bar Association, and a frontline Human Rights Lawyer. He has been Legal Adviser of many Human rights Organisations including Justice and Peace Commission of Catholic Dioceses of Buea and Kumbo.The Human Rights Defense Group(HRDG), Action by Christians for Abolition of Torture(ACAT), Cameroon Association for Rights of the Child(CARC)etc. He is the founder President of Advocates for Human Rights and Environmental Conservation(ADHREC) and Founder of BOD Chair of Berinyuy Women Development Cooperative Society(BERWODEVCOOPS). Shufai Blaise is a World Basketball Federation(FIBA) Level 2 Basketball Coach and former longserving Vice President of the SouthWest Regional League of Basketball better known by it's French acronym, FECABASKETBALL ,Buea Cameroun and President of Volcanic Warriors Basketball Club, Buea. In the struggle for the Restoration of Southern Cameroon Statehood. Shufai Blaise has been a household name since 1992 especially in the legald omain. With fellow Southern Cameroonian Leaders, His Royal highness as a registered refugee in Nigeria was abducted at NERA Hotel, Alex Ekwueme Street Jabi, Abuja on January 5th 2018. He was deported illegally to Cameroon on the 25th January and held in-Communicado at the Koudegui central prison in Yaoundé. He was court marshaled before the Yaoundé military, Tribunal charged with terrorism, Secession, non- possession of National identity Card, treason etc. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, Barrister Shufai Blaise and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525 million. Barrister Shufai Balise is a Catholic and married to Wiybaa Nyuydine Jacqueline Banfogha and they have 4 children.

TASSANG WILFRED FOMBANG

TASSANG WILFRED FOMBANG

former Executive Secretary General of the Cameroon

Tassang was born on February 2, 1970 in Bamenda in Southern Cameroons to TASSANG Isaiah and Alice AKWI.

He is a college teacher and former Executive Secretary General of the Cameroon Teachers' Trade Union (CATTU). He was also the Programmes Director of the Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium (CACSC), aka the Consortium at the time the degeneration of the strikes declared by Common Law Lawyers and teachers' trade unions. He was the lead negotiator and spokesperson for Anglophone Universities, Secondary and Basic Education, Parents and teachers' unions (public and private) within the framework of the Education Ad-hoc Committee set up to proffer solutions to problems plaguing the English system of education as raised by the teachers' unions. TASSANG miraculously survived two assassination attempts on January 13 and 17, 2017. He escaped to Nigeria in February 2017 from where he firmly endorsed the movement for the restoration of the statehood of Southern Cameroons. He was unanimously elected Secretary General of the Southern Cameroons Consortium United Front (SCACUF), and later, Vice Chair of the Southern Cameroons Governing Council. Secretary for Education in the Interim Government, Deacon TASSANG was abducted from the NERA Hotel gardens in Abuja Nigeria, on January 5, 2018 and handed over to the Yaoundé junta on January 25, 2018 alongside nine others. He has been charged before Yaoundé's Military Tribunal for alleged terrorism, secession etc. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, Tassang and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525 million. Tassang who is a registered refugee in Nigeria is married wife and with kids.

Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe

Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe

President of Ambazonia

Sisiku Julius AyukTabe was born on the 2ndMay 1965 in Kembong village, Eyumojock LGA in Manyu County.He is the son of Ayuk Elias and Ojong Paulina (both Deceased).

Sisuku AyukTabe is the pioneer Chief Information Officer (CIO) and successively Assistant Vice President in-charge of Digital Services and Marketing & Recruitment at the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. He worked extensively with SONEL (Electricity Distribution Company) in Cameroun where he improved energy efficiency in the Adamaoua Region by 16%, as Regional Delegate. Earlier in his career at the company, as a Computer Analyst/programmer, he deployed a Customer-Management application for the company. He also worked with Cisco Systems as the Academy Manager for the 23 countries of West & Central Africa, until he joined the American University of Nigeria. As an IT expert he voluntarily designed, developed and deployed an application, for the Cameroon GCE Board, for the automation of operations of the General and Commercial Examinations at both the Ordinary and Advanced levels. Sisiku is a Motivational Speaker and has done so in many conferences across the globe. Sisiku AyukTabe with his wife Lilian AyukTabe founded the Ayuk Tabe Agbor Bakia(ATAB)Foundation, that empowers the poor in his community in Eyumojock, Manyu County of the Southern Zone of Ambazonia. He is also a member of the Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative (API) that supports IDPs in Northern Nigeria. His brainchild Cisco networking Academy at the Budumbura refugee camp in Ghana won the International Academy Awards "Against all Odds" in Europe. He was the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Southern Cameroons Consortium United Front (SCACUF) and was later nominated as the pioneer President of the Interim Government of Southern Cameroons / Ambazonia. Alongside 11 other Ambazonian Leaders, he was abducted at NERA Hotel, Alex Ekweme Stret, Jabi, Abuja Nigeria on the 5th January 2018. He with nine (9) of those leaders, was illegally deported to Cameroon onthe25th January 2018. They were held incommunicado in SED and at the Kondengui Maximum Security Prison Yaoundé Cameroun. They were arraigned before the Yaoundé Military Tribunal onthe10thJanuary 2019 on charges of secession, terrorism, non-possession of the Cameroonian identity card, treason etc. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, from the19th to 20thAugust 2019, Sisiku alongside his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525million. Sisiku and wife Lilian, have developed a 60 hectares farm known as ATAB Farms along the Eyumojock - Ekok road employing 28 workers. Unfortunately,onthe29thofSeptember2017, the workers were driven out of the farm by the Cameroun Military Forces. The farm has since been abandoned because the Cameroun military still ensures that no one goes anywhere close to it. Sisiku is married with 4 children.

NFOR NGALLA NFOR

NFOR NGALLA NFOR

National Vice Chairman of the Southern Cameroons

Nfor Ngalla Nfor was born on December 31,1952 in Kup,Nkambe in Donga Mantung County in the British Southern Cameroons, into the family of His Royal Highness Ta Nfor Ngala Tarndap(late) and Ma Winto Mbebu.

He obtained a Masters Degree in Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria in 1980.He was employed into the Registry of the University and rose to the rank of Senior Assistant Registrar before he resigned. Here turned to Cameroon in 1986 and was employed by the Ministry of Territorial Administration until 1992. In1998, he was the Secretary of UN Habita tAfrique Conference,hosted by A.B.U Zaria with Prof Shuetfegua(late) as the Chairman and General Mohammed Buhari(rtd) as Patron.He was a key member of the launching of the of the opposition party-Social Democratic Front(SDF) in Bamenda on May26,1990. He served the party in various capacities including beingChairman of the Constitutional and Political Affairs Committee up to 1999.Thereafter he has dedicated his entire life and service to the pursuit of the Restoration of his Country,the Southern Cameroons from foreign annexation by La Republique du Cameroun. His pursuit has been under the platform of the Southern Cameroons National Council(SCNC) which he served in various positions including being elected the National Vice Chairman in March 2000 and the Chairman from 2014 to date. In his services for SCNC, he has embarked on several/major diplomatic engagements across the globe and with many countries and Agencies/Organisations too many to recount here. In his service to liberate the Southern Cameroons from annexation and subjugation, he has been arbitrarily arrested, tortured, detained and tried on several occasions. Following the illegal banning of the SCNC in January 2017 alongside the Consortium, he fled to Nigeria where he sought and obtained UNHCR protection as a Refugee. He and 11 others were abducted in Abuja Nigeria in January 5, 2018 and repatriated to La Republic du Cameroon. After Eleven months of solitary confinement, he was transferred to Kondengui Prison Principale Yaounde Cameroon. He was arraigned before the Yaoundé Military Tribunal on January 10, 2019, to face charges on terrorism, secession etc. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, he along side his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525million.

PROF.CHEH AUGUSTINE AWASUM

PROF.CHEH AUGUSTINE AWASUM

Head of a Clan

Professor Cheh Augustine Awasum was born on 4th May1968 in Bamenda, Mezam County in the Southern Cameroons,into the family of Camillus Ndanji Awasum(late) and Anastasia Ngwe Awasum .

Prof Awasum is an erudite Scholar, researcher, Professor of Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging at the Ahmadu Bello University(ABU) Zaria,Nigeria. He is Head of Surgery Unit of the Department and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University.He is the Postgraduate Coordinator of the Department. Member of the University Senate(apexacademicbody).He is a FELLOW of the College of Surgeon Nigeria (one of Africa’s most prestigious Academies of Surgery). In professional practice he rose through the ranks from registrar, Consultant, Senior Consultant to Principal Consultant Surgeon in 2012.He is visiting scholar and chief external examiner to several universities national and international.He is also an instructor in the College of Veterinary Surgeon Nigeria. He is a member of several Departmental, faculty, university and national Research Comittees including the World Bank sponsored research on neglected tropical diseases. In addition to holding a Ph.D in Surgery on defective kidney ureteral reconstruction by Monti-mathematical model(ileoureterplasty), he also holds a Master in Surgery and five additional Masters degrees in: International Affairs; Diplomacy; Criminal Justice; Law Enforcement ; and a Post graduate Diploma in Education (Curriculum Foundation and Psychology).He holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine(DVM). He has contributed over 110 articles in peer-reviewed journals, conferences proceedings and seminar at both national and international levels. He has co-authored several chapters in books/manuals in surgery. For his achievements in kidney transplants, he received commendations from President Buhari the then Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Petroleum Trust Funds(PTF); General Yakubu Gowon-Former Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Also he has been cited in 2002 in WHO-IS-WHO in Veterinary Surgery from across the continents. He is making research breakthroughs in the areas to elucidate animals as the forgotten victims of Boko Haram insurgency. He is a recipient of several awards from Civil Societies, NGOs, and Governments. He is also a community servant especially in the aspects of environmental health, public health, and Philantrophy. As an activist right from the age of 17, he has been involved in party politics and the struggle for the emancipation of the Southern Cameroonians. He has been President and leader of several socio-political and human rights advocacy groups, student unions and civil societies. Alongside 11 others, he was abducted and detained at the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) in Nigeria and illegally transported to La Republique du Cameroun and held in solitary confinement at the maximum prison detention at SED and on November 22nd,2018 moved to the Kondengui maximum principal prison, Yaoundé LRC. On January 10th, he was charge to the Yaoundé military tribunal. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20th 2019,He and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525million.He is a registered Asylum seeker with UNHCR in Nigeria. He is married and father of one

DR CORNELIUS NJIKIMBI KWANGA

DR CORNELIUS NJIKIMBI KWANGA

Researcher and Senior Lecturer

Dr. Cornelius Njikimbi Kwanga is from Bum in Boyo County, of Southern Cameroons/Ambazonia. He was born on March 22nd ,1970, as the 3rd of 10 children of Kwanga Samuel Nkan and Kwanga Priscilla Mbong.

Dr. KWANGA is a Researcher and Senior Lecturer of the Department of Economics, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University(UMYU) Katsina.He joined UMYU from Yobe State University(YSU), Damaturu,Yobe State Nigeria.In YSU,he was one time Acting Head of Department of Economics and later on appointed Coordinator of Research and Innovation(R&I) Unit of the University. He has taught various courses in Economics at undergraduate and Post graduate levels. Before engaging in full time lecturing, he was one of the pioneer staff of United Bank for Africa(UBA) Cameroon and served the bank in various capacities. He had served Polyclinic Bonanjo as the Human Resources Officer for three years. He is the Founder and Promoter of Global Association for Sustainable Development(GASD)-a rural-based CSO that fights rural poverty. Cornelius who is an apt Coordinator and Organizer is also an advocate for the restoration of the independence of the Former Southern Cameroons. He is the Under-Secretary of State of the Department of Economy & Finance for the Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia .Apart from being a legal resident in Nigeria, he is also UNHCR registered Assylum Seeker in Nigeria. On January 5th ,2018 Cornelius and 11 others were abducted at gun point from NERA Hotel, Alex Ekwueme street, Jabi Abuja, Nigeria for no crime committed and subsequently they were repatriated to La Republique du Cameroun on January 25, 2018 under unexplained circumstances.. Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20th 2019, Cornelius and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525 million. Currently, Cornelius and 9 of his compatriots are detained in Kondengui 'Prison Principale, Yaounde, Cameroun.He is married with 3children.

Dr. Egbe Ogork Ntui

Dr. Egbe Ogork Ntui

Associate Professor of Structural Engineering

Dr. Egbe Ogork was born on March 3,1964 to the family of Pa Samuel Ntui Ogork and Mrs. Lucy Ntoh Ogork(both deceased) at Ekwelle village, Eyumojock LGA,in Manyu County of SouthernCameroon.

Dr.Egbe Ogork Ntui is an Associate Professor of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, Bayero University Kano Nigeria.He has trained and graduated many students at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.He was the Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator for three years before his abduction on January 5, 2018. He has also held other positions in the department and in the Faculty of Engineering. He is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers(MNSE) and also a member of Materials Society of Nigeria(MMSN). He has been the President and Patron of many Associations including, the Southern Cameroon Community in Nigeria Kano Chapter. He is also an adviser for Justice and Peace Committee of St. Peter Catholic Church Janguza military Barracks Kano, Nigeria. He is an Advocate for the Self-Determination of Southern Cameroons. He is married to a Nigerian, Chinyere Ogork and has one child.Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019, he and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525million.

DR. FIDELIS NDEH-CHE

DR. FIDELIS NDEH-CHE

Project Manager and Project Director.

Dr. Ndeh-Che earned his Doctorate Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the City University,London in 1996 when he was 25 years old.

In the same year he joined an IT consulting firm in California and worked there for 5 years during which time he was engaged in over 30 projects across the US, Asia and Africa in various Capacities as Principal Consultant, Project Manager and Project Director. In 1999, he founded Quanteq Technology Services Ltd. And grew it to a leading ICT Consulting and Systems Integration firm in Nigeria with over 150 employees and annual revenue in excess of $3M. In 2012, he joined the American University of Nigeria(AUN) where he served in various capacities as Assistant Professor, Program Chair,Chief of Staff to the President, Executive Director Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Executive Manager Projects and Proposals, Vice Chair Institutional Review Board. At AUN, he taught Undergraduate, Graduate, MBA and Ph.D courses in computer science, software engineering, information systems and ICT for Development. Dr.Ndeh-Che was a member of the Adamawa Peace Initiative (API) supporting over 270,000 IDPs, displaced by the Boko Haram conflict between 2012 and 2016 through feeding, agriculture, sports, psychological interactions and other intervention programs. Dr.Ndeh-Che also introduced numerous community intervention programs that impacted the lives of over 15,000 beneficiaries in Vulnerable and underserved communities in Yola and Jimeta Adamawa State, Nigeria, including JAMB Tutoring, and Adult Literacy. Forover 8 years between 2009 and 2018, Dr. Ndeh-Che was a member of Board of the Directors of PRAWA-a leading NGO in Nigeria involved in justice sector reform, speeding-up access to justice, reducing recidivism and training Police and security agencies on Human Rights and torture prevention and redress. Dr.Ndeh-Che was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afrinvest West Africa a leading financial services firm providing independent financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage and Investment Banking. Dr.Ndeh-Che is a registered asylum seeker in Nigeria, with the UNHCR. He was abducted at the Nera Hotel, Alex Ekwueme street, Jabi, Abuja and held at the Defence Intelligence Agency(DIA). Following an abusive court hearing that violated all their rights to a fair trial, on August 20 2019,he and his nine compatriots were illegally sentenced to life imprisonment and fined $525million.

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