*Says the Vice Speaker is a respectable
By Christopher Ambe
The Wonya Likenye Royal Family, which designates the Paramount Chief of Buea, has disowned a baseless and seemingly libelous petition against Hon.Emilia Lifaka,Vice President of Cameroon’s National Assembly, recently sent to the President of same National Assembly and copied other authorities.
|Hon. Emilia Lifaka|
The said petition purportedly written by some members of the Wonya Likenye Royal Family accuses Hon.Lifaka of meddling in the succession affairs of Buea Paramount Chieftaincy , following the death of Chief SML Endeley.
But in a rebuttal, four respectable elders of the Royal Family have dismissed the petition against Hon.Lifaka,whom they describe as a highly respected leader and peace promoter, as the handiwork of her political enemies.
Chief SML Endeley died in July 2015 at the age of 92 after serving as the Paramount ruler of the first- class chiefdom of Buea for 25 years.
But the selection of Robert Essuka Endeley as heir by the Royal Family sparked some controversy, especially after a June 26, 2016 enlarged Buea Royal Traditional Council meeting, chaired by Dr.Humphrey Ekema Monono.
Below is a facsimile of the rebuttal addressed to the President of Cameroon’s National Assembly by the Buea Royal Family, which The Recorder procured :