Governor Lele L'Afrique hands presidential gifts in Mezam with strong resolve to end crisis

Bags of rice handed to the Bamenda City Council

The Governor of the North West Region, Adolphe Lele L'Afrique has handed over a consignment of gifts to the population of Mezam Division.

The handing over exercise, Monday April 4, saw the Governor handing to the Mayor of the Bamenda City council, cartons of soap, hand sanitizers, bags of rice, buckets, oil and face masks.

"These items are coming straight from the Head of state as part of his response to the outbreak of coronavirus in Cameroon", Governor Adolphe Lele L'Afrique told the Press.

Mayor Paul Achobong

The Presidential gifts arrived Bamenda, Thursday April 30th

Speaking earlier, the City Mayor had challenged all who hail from Bamenda to donate the little they have for procurement of goods of basic necessity to empower the local man.

"The virus has no tribe, no political party, no religion, no age and no country. Let's bury our hatchets and face this pandemic", Paul Achobong said.

The Governor also handed the keys of two ambulances to the Director of the Bamenda Regional Hospital, Dr Denis Nsame.

Dr Nsame receives keys of Ambulances

The governor used the opportunity to extend President Biya's message of hope and comfort to health personnels in the Region who are doing all to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Dr Nsame Denis, Director of the Bamenda Regional hospital was elated with the gesture.

" We are very happy with this special gift. The Regional hospital is the reference hospital of the Region. 10 confirmed cases are currently taking treatment at the Hospital. We need to test more persons, so we need these ambulances", Dr Nsame said.

On hand to witness the handing over were the Divisional officers of the seven subdivisions that make up the Mezam Division.

Municipal authorities have been distributing sanitary kits to their population as a way to curb the spread of the virus in the Region.

Inside of the Ambulance

The Region currently counts 11 cases with one death.

"The population should continue to uphold the measures put in place by the Government of Cameroon and the WHO for us all to be saved" the Governor concluded.

By Ndi Tsembom Elvis

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