Paul Biya to address Cameroonians on Tuesday

Cameroonian President Paul Biya speaks during the regional security summit on Boko Haram threat to African security in Abuja, on May 14, 2016. Regional and Western powers were urged to do more to stop the threat from Boko Haram, as the UN voiced concern about its ties to the Islamic State group and the militants' threat to African security. / AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon speaks during the 72nd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York on September 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Head of State Paul Biya will address the nation on Tuesday September 10 at 8pm Local Time, the civil cabinet at the Presidency has announced.

The message will be broadcast on radio and television, the Director of the Civil Cabinet at the Presidency Samuel Mvondo Ayolo said in a communiqué.

However, no further details were given on the message from the Head of State but it is widely reported that Paul Biya will focus on the crisis in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon.

It is very uncommon for the Head of State to address the nation from the traditional dates which Cameroonians have been accustomed to, notably; to the diplomatic corps at the start of every year, on February 10 to youths and December 31 to the nation.

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