On Friday March 31, 2023, a tragic traffic accident claimed the lives of several students from a school on the road to Ombe, in the South West region.
Maurice Kamto, national president of the Movement for the Renaissance of Cameroon (MRC), reacted to this tragedy by sending his condolences to the families of the victims and calling for an investigation.
The condolences of Maurice Kamto
Maurice Kamto expressed his deep pain at this tragedy and sent his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, on behalf of the MRC. He also wished a speedy recovery to those injured in the accident.
The call for a judicial and technical investigation
The national president of the MRC asked the government to open a judicial and technical investigation to understand what really happened during this accident. The objective is to draw all the necessary conclusions to stem the scourge of fatal accidents on the roads of the country in general.
Advocacy for better supervision of school bus service
Maurice Kamto also called on the government and the competent authorities at all levels to ensure better supervision of school buses in particular and to adequately protect children on the way to school. This request highlights the importance of ensuring student safety in the context of school transport.
The urgency to act for the safety of students
The Ombe tragedy highlights the urgent need to act to ensure the safety of students on Cameroonian roads. The authorities must take concrete measures to prevent such accidents in the future and to protect the lives of children who go to school every day.