Tension in Ouanaminthe Following the Revocation of Jeantel Joseph
Wednesday witnessed an unexpected and intimidating spectacle on the streets of Ouanaminthe, as heavily armed agents from the Protected Areas Security Brigade marched in a show of force. This impressive display comes in the aftermath of the revocation of Jeantel Joseph from his position as the Director-General of the National Agency of Protected Areas, announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.
The Protected Areas Security Brigade, directly under the National Agency of Protected Areas, showcased its members in a remarkable parade, sparking concern and questioning within the local community. The heavily armed presence of these security forces has added an air of tension to Ouanaminthe, leaving residents uneasy about the developments surrounding Jeantel Joseph’s removal from office.
Impact on the National Agency of Protected Areas: The abrupt dismissal of Jeantel Joseph from his role as Director-General has sent shockwaves through the National Agency of Protected Areas, an institution dedicated to the preservation and protection of natural zones. With Joseph’s sudden departure, the agency now faces a period of uncertainty and speculation regarding the motives behind this unexpected decision.