"Elites, fighters, join us to Develop Bamenda I", Mayor Mbigha Felix

Mayor Mbigha officially opening the session

The mayor of the Bamenda I council, Mbigha Njah Felix, has called on the population, elites and separatist fighters of the Bamenda I municipality to join them develop the municipality. The mayor made the appeal Wednesday April 15th, 2020 after chairing the administrative and management accounts session of the council.

"Before coming into this, we knew where we were going to and we will work harder to achieve our goals. Our main goal is to develop our community, so I call on all our elites, the population and our brothers in the bushes to join us develop the municipality", Mayor Mbigha Felix told the press.

Cross section of Councillors of Bamenda I

He reiterated that, if they join forces together, they will make Bamendakwe a "small London", comfortable for everyone to stay in.

Despite his zeal to succeed, the mayor pointed out the issue of ghost town, insecurity and the coronavirus pandemic as his major challenges. But he believes that with the collaboration of everyone, the challenges will be overcomed.

Earlier, the councilors after listening to the various committee reports, deliberated and adopted the 2019 administrative and management accounts of the council which stood at 338,726,605 FCFA in revenue and 364,045,209 FCFA in Expenditure with a brought forward of 24.681.396 FCFA.
DO Bamenda I(Middle)

Priority projects in the Bamenda I council area includes the provision of water, construction and rehabilitation roads. The council also have as priority the putting of the Bamendakwe Market into full use

The session was attended by the D.O for Bamenda I subdivision, Gilbert Guibai Baldena who challenged the councillors to take the fight against the Coronavirus, COVID-19 to their quarters.

 Achobong Tembang Paul, Mayor of the Bamenda City council requested the council to  that train it's councillors on the law on Regional and local authorities and effective Council management

The council will demolish makeshift structures at the customs junction in the days ahead. Occupants of the strictures have Friday April 17 to quit

By Nji Nelson Chefor

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