This is just petty, this is really beneath any sensible character, but in Cameroon this is clearly cool. The professional footballer and former Captain of the National Team, Samuel Eto’o has suction and power in the Republic. As he had the power to put someone behind bars for talking about him.
That Eto’o can order things from above high is evident as how quickly it went from a journalist spreading a rumor about his love life to end behind bars. This was Michael Doppas Dom, who works for Radio Soleil FM in Yaoundé. Since yesterday, he has been behind bars on defamation charges. This has been a case going since a judge ordered it on the 12th November 2018 and the same judge signed it off yesterday, which was the first step of incarceration of the journalist. Therefore, you have to be brave to question Eto’o in Cameroon at this point.
Certainly, Eto’o must have done some favors for the almighty ghost president and his cronies. To get this sort of treatment, as the enemies of state lingers in jail for months before even get put on trial. Like the ones detained of the Ambazonia, which was incommunicado for so long, before popping up recently and getting charged with terrorism charges. Therefore, this journalist will feel the blunt injustice. As he touched one of the untouchable. One of the men of pride and honor, which you are supposed to give a salute.
Samuel Eto’o with this actions are showing it, as he has certainly heard and asked for some actions. As he haven’t accepted this and being talked about this way. However, Eto’o should be enough worried about paying for child-support to Anna Maria Barranca, as he has pledged to pay monthly allowance to the mother. As Eto’o recognized the child as his own two years ago. Still, to this date, struggles to follow up on his commitment as a father, apparently, since she had to file court document in Cagliari.
The Court document states:
“Despite the various enforcement measures taken by Ms. Barranca, despite her actions against Mr. Eto’o Fils and despite numerous attempts (including through his own supporters) to contact the father of Annie to allow the girl to know him and establish a relationship with him, he is always unavailable: he refuses to meet his daughter, he never wants to meet and is not interested in participating and ensuring his education and form. In addition, although he has the means to do so, he has not paid the support determined by the Court for more than three years”
So before, messing up others people’s lives with slander and rumors, maybe just maybe, clear up your own mess. Eto’o is clearly a deadbeat dad, a rich dad, but a POOR dad at the same time. That cannot manage to take of his own kin and show some gratitude of the gift of life. Instead, he ensures that the mother of his child, has to go to court and get what she needs to raise their daughter. That is the sort of man Eto’o is.
That is why he uses his powers and reach in Cameroon to get people detained for spreading rumors, while cannot even spend quality time with his daughter in Italy. Peace.