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January
10th
2020
IDP : A relief from the Cameroon Diaspora in Congo.
The Governor of the North-West Region has handed over some school materials donated by goodwill Cameroonians through the embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in Congo Brazza.

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School bags, rulers, pens, textbooks and a financial support from the Cameroon diaspora in Congo Brazzaville under the denomination "Cameroon Platinum Congo" were each handed over to some selected internally displaced students to assess them pursue their studies. The ceremony to hand over these materials took place this morning at the esplanade of the Governor's Office in Bamenda. 

The Governor of the North-West Region Adolphe Lele Lafrique appreciated Cameroon Platinum Congo through the Cameroonian Embassy in Congo for thinking about the pupils and students who are prime victims of the ongoing crisis in the North-West and South-West Regions. He further said that the gifts will go a long way to encourage the pupils and students to study even in the present stalemate. The Chief Executive Officer of the Region used the opportunity to call on the other Cameroonian embassies across the globe to emulate and copy the example of the Cameroonian in Congo, so as to come to the aid of needy Internally displaced students who are willing to study despite the odds.

Family photograph with some young beneficiaries

The Minister of Secondary Education, benefited from the gesture of the gift from Cameroonian in Congo to equally send some books and didactic materials to facilitate the learning process in the Region.

On their part, the students appreciated the gift and said it was timely, given that some of them were unable to register for upcoming public examinations and that the financial support will else their registration. One of the students read out an appreciation letter to the Cameroon Platinum Congo, that was later handed over to the Governor for onward transmission to the Cameroon Platinum Congo.

By Arnaud KOUAMO, North-West Region

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