It is an uphill task to extricate ill-educated Negro men like Azoro Opio - The Post Newspaper's some low level Editor' - from their natural habitat of small mindedness and their inherited ecosystem of Holocene primitivism.
That Mr Azoro Opio, who was not a panelist in the Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) Press Club of Saturday, November 5, 2011 in Buea, would seize the opportunity to publish in print malicious stuff: 'A Certain Frivolous Mole In The Press Club', on the Publisher of The Entrepreneur NewsOnline, Founder and Editor-in-Chief following his radio remarks on the observed below average trashy-partisan reporting that his paper has embraced, could be interpreted as the official position of the Buea based The Post newspaper, mindful that his write up of Monday, November 14, 2011, never carried a disclaimer ‘as his views only’. This therefore means that The Post newspaper, now a legitimate target for reprisal, from The Entrepreneur Newspaper, sanctioned a member of its troops of ill-educated roadside reporters to hound our reputation with their well-known intimidation and sully reporting tactics befitting a rural pornographic newsletter.
That a refugee, Azoro Opio, is ungrateful for the shelter, warmth and comfort bestowed on him in Cameroon is a call for concern, and his incivility, war-mongering and insane insult to Cameroonians must be watched carefully by well-meaning patriotic forces.
The 'Lords of Intimidation' and 'ill-formed men' at The Post, with under-wears infested with the 'ngombo bug', and who have ran out of arsenals in blackmailing Cameroon's politicians for a pittance of 10.000 FCFA (less than 20 US Dollars), have now resorted to dirty tricks on well-meaning patriots like the Entrepreneur boss. While our refined minds are tempted not to join them in their gutters, we would, however, rather volunteer lessons for their emancipation.
The good people of Cameroon must watch-out for a bunch of lazy infantile journalists with peanut-sized cerebrum, like those housed at The Post and commanded by Azoro, who have murdered methodological rigour in unravelling true information, who rather idle in beer parlours and in the bossoms of free-women, only to scribble innuendos and uplift myths into Monday morning news headlines. That seems to be the ecosystem of Opio and his folks.
Oscar Wilde is quoted for positing: "The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat." He definitely had foresight of an Azorian Opinionated scoundrel and colleagues who murder the ethics of journalism and angle gossips as headlines. And have gloriously elevated nonsensical write-ups into an alter danced around by their lulled-buffoons who religiously rely on their innuendo laden views for solace of their sorry state.
Why the proprietors of The Post will collate a bunch of anarchists and skimmers skilled at misinforming the world, is a million dollar question. Again, their self-sorry economic state blinded by the pauperism which their proprietor has cage them is a plausible explanation for their misinformation, small mindedness and sloppy journalism.
Men who have been engulfed by negative energies, and miscreants that Opio chaperons, are ashamed to revisit their Postings weeks or months after, not only because the facts stare them in the face but their perversion as agents of embarrassment to the establishment is their sole mondus operandi and the opium which lures them into third-rate sloppy journalism at the detriment of the nation, particularly Cameroonians of the English Language expression.
It is not uncommon to hear them quip at the infamous 'parliament' beer parlour in Great Soppo, Buea, where they cook their news, 'Cameroonian them na fool. Them no fit fight war?' Its only men of perversion, plutonic insanity and occultist of Azoro Opio's calibre will wish for mayhem to befall their African brethren. Not even in the Buganda Kindgom will guests wish that on their hosts. The relative peace in Cameroon is anathema to the war-mongering of Azoro and his folks whose negative expectations have turned into zero, unbeknownst to them that the frail crowd that fans them is not a scientific representation of 19 million Cameroonians.
No doubt, therefore, some of their colleagues and bosses collected monies as consultants from international bodies to monitor Cameroon's just concluded Presidential elections.
Yet, on October 9, 2011, they dishonestly lapsed into the arms of ''Old Town's moonlight Queens'' in Ayaba hotel rooms while making phone calls about election malpractices in Cameroon: 'them don tif election', without paper, facts, figures, video and voice evidence, to justify such blatant bold assertion. It is this height of dishonesty that characterizes the 'mothers of all misinformation' being cooked in their perennially flood-threatened rented-newsroom. It is this dishonesty, which Opio's colleagues are at pains to defend on Radio, TV and in Print when challenged. Typical to their ecosystem and natural habitat, they resort to intimidation, blackmail and character assassination.
Azoro Opio and his doomsday choir will have do Cameroonians a service by enunciating opportunities that foreigners like him exploit in Cameroon and repatriate to their homes from Beijing to Beirut, Ankara to Mumbai, Lagos to Wandegeye in Kampala or Jinja in Uganda. And the huge opportunities that other natives see in Cameroon, so that young Cameroonians can begin to put their energies into meaningful enterprises which The Entrepreneur published in hard-copy and articulate daily in its insidous online version much to the chagrin of naysayers and cynics of Opio's pedigree.
Well, developmental journalism is not the agency of Opio and The Post. The infestation of their pessimistic minds with anarchy and rabble-rousing demagoguery on the state of Cameroon is their true calling. So, where others see gold, their sobber beer-soaked woozy-vision see mud and dust. And then they belch and chant in their newsroom, 'Walters na tifman, Adams na chapsman, Power to the pipi'. After all, one shouldn't expect much from Azoro's 'banya mulenges'.
Yet, they claim to wear the shoes of their opposing political kith and kin; to the extent that they are now culpable for baby-sitting Cameroon's opposing politicians into mediocrity, some of whom Opio's colleagues write speeches for, and draft tracts for secessionists!. Never mind the perpetual screaming and kicking of light weight thin-legged Opio whose negative energy has been nullified into zero by millions of well-meaning heroic sane Cameroonians he misrepresents.
Nonetheless, the hospitality of Cameroon and Cameroonians mean that even men of warped vision have a place on the CRTV stage to debate, notwithstanding their subsistence output and primeval productivity which mis-educates, misinforms and doesn't even come close at entertaining; and the blatant abuse of a tabloid with the sole agenda as 'a weapon of mass embarrassment,' by Opio and his barefoot troops on ''Milles Collines'', whose pens are nothing else but wielding machetes thirsty for the blood of Cameroonians and the soul of Cameroon.
The time is now for Opio – a possible Hottentot - and his thoughtless cronies to begin to do scientific information publishing, evidence-based journalism with urgency, uphold the rigour of a methodologically sound mind.
The time is ripe for Azoro and his cynic-cabals to rise above the partisan-tribal crowd and their jolly drunk peers at 'parliament' bar, to begin to publish credible development related information, if they wish to be relevant to the Cameroon we are building.
The time has come for Cameroonians to demand high standards from men of the media, especially the private print media. More especially, from Azoro Opio and The Post. The current below average standard in coverage of issues, analysis and reporting shames the scholarization of Cameroonians. The low standards that Opio's paper champions is an insult to the intellect of millions of men and women in Cameroon and beyond. No doubt their cheerleaders are the drowsy dim-witted easy to be swayed by demagoguery.
Cameroon is a triangular landmass whose economic progress is bedeviled by the very circumstance of its 50-year young history of self-rule, a member of the global economic space and a theatre for competing global forces, but whose future may be brighter if current and future generations are better sensitized on economic strategies and the virtues of hard-work and love for country. However, for a cabal of mindless folks with access to media engineered by their desperate and failed myopic political kith and kin, to rain misinformation at the detriment of national psyche, whereas themselves have no better solutions for their lack of self-actualization is testament to their dishonesty and tomfoolery, with an agenda to mis-educate and mischaracterize Cameroon’s political space and economic history.
While the work of Opio and his team of prison-graduates, is unfit and 'unsanitized' to be used as a 'puff-puff' wrap, their laissez-passer into the minds of young Cameroonians must be arrested, lest they pollute the political and economic space our progeny will inherit. That is the task for well-meaning progressive forces. That too is an assignment 'we do so swear' to uphold. We are watching You, The Post.