#PoliticoCD. | North Kivu: The governor bans all demonstrations on public roads

Through a statement made this Tuesday, July 26, after two days of anti-Monusco demonstrations, particularly in the cities of Goma and Butembo, the military governor of North Kivu, Lieutenant General Constant Ndima Kogba banned all demonstrations on public roads. .

Lieutenant General Constant Ndima Kogba explains in his communication that this decision is taken following the acts of looting, vandalism, malicious destruction and the attack on public and private properties caused by the demonstrators during the second last anti-Monusco march organized on Monday and Tuesday in the city of Beni, Butembo and Goma.

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The North Kivu executive, who says he understands the fed up, the exasperation and the level of disappointment of the population, nevertheless considers intolerable and unacceptable the slippages recorded here and there on the ground as well as the recovery of the situation by fishermen in troubled waters with the consequences of material losses and human lives and injuries among the civilian population, the military and police as well as the Blue Helmets.

“Faced with this very worrying and disturbing situation which must be quickly brought under control, I join the Congolese national police and the other security forces to take all necessary measures to ban all demonstrations on the public highway, restore immediate order and put things back in the right, “said Constant Ndima Kogba in this communication sent to POLITICO.CD

The results of these successive demonstrations increased after the demonstration on Tuesday. According to the government spokesman, Patrick Muyaya, the provisional toll is now fifteen (15) dead, including three (3) UN members including a blue helmet and two (2) elements of the United Nations Police. and twelve (12) civilians as well as sixty-one (61) wounded.

Carmel NDEO

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