Monday, July 28, 2014

Hon. Awudu Mbaya Reappointed

By Fai Cassian Ndi 
The Member of Parliament for Donga Mantung Centre, Hon. Awudu Mbaya Cyprian has been reappointed
Hon. Awudu
to head the North West Regional Committee for the follow-up of the physical and financial execution of Public Investments, from all sources of financing in the Region. The Regional Decision No 167/RD/E/GNW.45/GS/S.4/GS/ALAD signed by North West Governor Lele Lafrique Tchoffo Deben Adolph was made public in Bamenda on July 24, 2014 during the fourth quarterly meeting that took place at MINEPAT Hall.

According to the release, the Regional Follow-up is made up of the following permanent members:
·         Chairperson: Hon. Awudu Mbaya Cyprian
·         Vice: Madame Regina Mundi
·         Secretary: Regional Delegate of MINEPAT
Members: Representative of the Governor, Regional delegate of MINMAP, The Regional Chief of Control Brigade MINMAP, Regional Controller of Finance, President of the Regional Tender Board, the Regional head of the Public Contract Regulatory Agency, the President of Internal Tender Boards (MIDENO, UNVDA. UBa, BCC), Director General MIDENO, General Manager, UNVDA, Regional Delegate of MINEE, Regional Delegate of MINESEC, the Regional Delegate of MINEDUB, the Regional Delegate MINSANTE, the Regional Delegate MINEPDEP, the Regional Delegate MINFOF, the regional delegate MINPMEESA, the regional delegate MINTP, the Regional Coordinator PNDP, the Regional Head of FEICOM, the Director of Rural Development, Honourable Andrew Kwe (MP Oku), Hon. Mrs. Enih Mbah (MP Momo), Mr. Tosam Bernard Nenghabi (mayor Belo Council), Mrs. Caroline B Bongwa (mayor Bamenda I), Fon Fobuzie Martin (Representative of Traditional Rulers), Hon. Tasi Ntang Lucas (Representative Civil Society), Mr. Nji Charles (Coordinator CHAMECC).
The Committee headed by Hon. Awudu Mbaya shall have as main objective to promote a participatory approach in the management of Public Investment in order to obtain optimum realization of development programmes. It should be recalled that during last Follow-up meeting, the Committee headed by the Questor at the National Assembly observed with dissatisfaction the poor execution of the Bamenda –Mbengwi road among others. However, at the end of the meeting the Chairman of the Follow up Committee, Hon. Awudu Mbaya told journalists that he is satisfy with the general level of execution of Public Investment Budget in the region which stands at 38.27% physical and 10.87% financial. He however called on the voter holders, contracting officers and officials of the Ministry of Public Contracts to hasten the award of contracts in order for North West to emerge. He also frowned at the conflict of interest that has become a traffic jam to the execution of contracts. Hon. Awudu also made a clarion call to all beneficiaries to report any poorly or abandoned contract to the committee. Members also urged the central administration to forward the list of contracts in the region awarded to the regional delegations concern to enable them follow up its execution. 

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