City Mayor promises to Revitalize Economic Activities in Bamenda

City Council Board

The City Mayor of Bamenda, Paul Achombang has promised to make the city buoyant again with the building of recreational facilities. He challenged Councillors to work for the well being of the inhabitants of Bamenda

"Our Priority is to have a City of Bamenda Buoyant and that we should be proud of." He was speaking at the first Council session to put in place the various committees that will work hand in glove with the City Mayor in specific domain

"We should be able to come out of this conference hall with the necessary arsenal that will make the Bamenda city the master of its own development and destiny" Paul Achombang reiterated

The city council board is made up of 33 Grand Councillors drawn from the three subdivisions that make up the council area, with each sub divisional council producing 11 Grand Councillors

"As pioneer city Mayor of this city, I am very much aware of the fact that, I am enjoying the privilege of an elected city Mayor and I also take note of the fact that you all are elected city Councilors voted by the people, my administration and yours is going to focus on the well being of the people who mandated us to be here". he declared.

Four committees were put in place to assist the Mayor; Finance, Social and Welfare, Works and transport and other purpose committee, with top priority concerns outline by the City Mayor. Who challenged them to immediately get to work to make Bamenda the place to be

"Enforcing sanitation, addressing the situation with collective action, to avoid another outbreak of disease, is very important" he mentioned.

Top priority of the council includes the construction of new roads, repairs of existing ones. The council envisages the construction of an alternative supply of Electricity within the City of Bamenda.

Some areas like New Road in Nkwen have witnessed a shortage in the supply of water within the dry season. Bamenda City Mayor promises to look at the situation and make living in Bamenda a safe heaven

To achieve these goals, the council must reconcile itself with the people of Bamenda who have been heeding to separatists calls to abstain from socio-economic activities on Mondays
Ndi Tsembom Elvis
photocredit: Fomusoh Rachel

quotes: Ndefru Melanie

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