Life › Human interest

Cameroon: Kumbo Bishop released after ‘brief stay’ with Ambazonia fighters

Bishop George Nkuo on a bike returning from the separatist camp

The Bishop of Kumbo His Lordship George Nkuo has returned to his parish after a ‘brief stay’  with separatist fighters in Kumbo at the weekend.

Local sources report the Bishop was kidnapped by Ambazonia separatist fighters while he was returning from a meeting of Bishops of the Bamenda Provincial Episcopal Conference at the weekend.

Images emerged of the Bishop in the midst of the separatists in their camps as he prayed with them before leaving the camp.

No official statement has been released from the Bishop’s house since his return.

Bishop George Nkuo who is equally President of the Bamenda Provincial Episcopal Conference, had just taken part in their 67th ordinary meeting in Bamenda where they called for all parties involved in the conflict in the North West and South West regions to allow children go to school.


Published on 28.04.2020

How to observe the holy month of Ramadan

Ramadan commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars…


Subscribe to Journal du Cameroun newsletter and receive all news stories free of charge

Back top