Misappropriation of Covid-19 funds in Cameroon: Ministers summoned to the Special Criminal Court
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Financial scandal: ministers cited
Recent information indicates that a major financial scandal is currently affecting Cameroon. Numerous members of the government have been named in what appears to be a case of massive embezzlement of funds allocated to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. These personalities will appear before the Special Criminal Court, a competent jurisdiction for cases of embezzlement of more than 50 million.
The main actors
Among the names cited are key members of the government, including Malachie Manaouda, Minister of Public Health, Louis Paul Motaze, Minister of Finance, Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of the Economy, and Madeleine Tchuente, Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation. These personalities would be involved in the mismanagement of Covid-19 funds.
The Special Criminal Court has the difficult task of shedding light on this case. This jurisdiction is specifically competent for cases of embezzlement of more than 50 million. According to the online newspaper Koaci, no specific date has been given for these hearings, adding a veil of mystery to this case.
The damning report of the Audit Bench of the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court's Chamber of Accounts report played a key role in this case. According to this report, the personalities cited would be involved in the mismanagement of the 180 billion loaned to Cameroon by the International Monetary Fund for the fight against the pandemic.
The impact on the fight against Covid-19
This case has a direct impact on the fight against Covid-19 in Cameroon. The embezzled funds were intended to fund efforts to combat the pandemic. This scandal raises questions about the integrity of those who are supposed to protect the population in these difficult times.