Bamenda III Denizens Benefit From City Council Sales

 By Raymond Dingana

They came in their numbers, a clear indication that,hardship has eaten right deep in to the fabrics of many in Nkwen,Bamenda  III sub division. 

Knowing fully well what the people are passing through and how difficult it is to put food on the table these days, the Bamenda City Council decided to take basic needs to them Monday march 15.


Bamenda City Mayor, Paul Achobong Selling Basic Items At Yaounde Park In Bamenda

Items like UNVDA, Vegetable oil, Sachet tomatoes, Saop, Magie among others were sold at about 50% discount.

The populace were opportuned to buy a Five KG of rice at 1000 instead of 3000frs, Vegetable oil at 500 per liter instead of 1200frs, a packet of maggie at 500frs instead of 900frs,just to name but these.

Some Of The Items On Sale

As stated by the mayor of the Bamenda City Council, Paul Achobong, the exercise was also an opportunity to thank the population for their collaboration eversince the road works began.

"We are here to thank the population of Bamenda III for their collaboration and also to show that we care. The roads are for every body," Mayor Achobang said.

He also invited the population to protect the contractors, workers and his machines so that the work can finish on time.


Mayor Achobong Talking To Denizens Of Nkwen

One of the buyers, madam Anastasia Ndonfack appreciated the city council for the gesture. 

"This good initiative came at the right time.Life has been very tough on my family. Feeding has been difficult because of the Anglophone crisis and covid-19. I thank the city mayor and we really appreciate what he has done for us today," she indicated. 

Worthy of note is the fact that, not all those that answered present succeeded in buying an iteme(s)because they got finished before they could get theirs.

This explains why, many especially those who were not fortunate to purchase theirs, enjoined the Bamenda City Mayor to steep up the quantity of items to be sold to the population.

Many also wish to see the Bamenda City Council work on closed collaboration with others to make life worth living for them so that,they will not have to be running helterscalter each time they hear goods are being sold at a reduced cost. 

The event also saw the unscrupulous absence of the Mayor of Bamenda III, Fongu Cletus Tanwe.

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