By Anabel Asoh Ngwa & Ashley Epong
The Northwest Regional Assembly session of June 2023 has empowered the peace building initiative of the Northwest project for schooled and unschooled persons who are unemployed.
The Northwest Regional Assembly’s 2020-2023 mid-mandate session began with an open speech by the President of the Regional Assembly, Prof Fru Angwafor, who encouraged the unemployed (educated and uneducated) to work hand in glove with the divisional coordinators to improve on the economic challenges faced by their localities.
He also asked them to lobby and seek funding for the Region so that they can all strengthen and build the community.
He ended his speech by saying that, “In order for peace to reign, there must be unanimity and I call on everyone to strife for peace, unity and social cohesion.”
This was followed by another speech presented by Adolphe Lele L’ Afrique, Governor of the Northwest Region, who urged the population to maintain bilingualism and collaborate with state representatives and security and defence forces to sensitize and fight against terrorists who are still causing sporadic attacks in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon.
He quoted that the Head of State saying that Bamenda will be “Un Grand Chantier” and appreciated the qualification of PWD of Bamenda for the Cup of Cameroon finals, calling on the public to support them financially.
The Governor ended his speech by reminding people about the 2025 presidential elections.
Moreover, this meeting was attended by the president of the Northwest Court of Appeal, the Senior Divisional Officer of Mezam Division, Members of Parliament, Members of the Northwest Regional Assembly, Lord Mayors, Delegates, and Fons.