The handing over ceremony took place at the esplanade of the Bamenda II Sub Divisional Council today December 18, 2015 in the presence of Chairman Ni John Fru Ndi and the Di visional Officer for Bamenda II.
The multimedia equipment worth FCFA 10 million donated by Orange Cameroon is as the result of the champions’ league of the 2015 Orange Football club championship won by Atua-Azire Football club. The equipment handed to the mayor of Bamenda II Council Balick Awah Fidelis were made up of 10 desktop computers, 10 tables and chairs, an Orange Flybox, an internet connector of 1 Megabyte per month for a period of 12 months.
Balick Awah Fidelis said that when he got the letter informing him that his municipality has won that equipment worth FCFA 10 million, he almost took it for joke given that if “the winner of the Cameroon cup gets FCFA 10 million, how can a local cup organized be worth FCFA 10 million”. He continued that what he thought to be a dream started concretizing when they crushed Bafut in the final on August 15, 2015 to emerge champion in the North West Region. “Today I now have faith in Orange Cameroon, and do urge you all here present to have faith in Orange Cameroon” According to Balick Awah Fidelis, “Orange Cameroon is good, faithful and a trustworthy partner”. He used the opportunity to plead on the population of Bamenda II council area to encourage their children, friends and loved ones to trust orange for it never fails. He expressed gratitude to the General Manager of Orange Cameroon for the timely support which according to the mayor of Bamenda II will improve access to information in the municipality, reduce underemployment and create jobs.
Before handing the equipment to the beneficiary, the regional Chief of Orange Cameroon for North West and South West congratulated the Bamenda II Council adding that the idea is to encourage the youths as well as football. He said Orange Cameroon has reached over 90% of Cameroonians and that Orange Cameroon in its corporate social responsibility shall continue to support development initiatives. After Bamenda, Orange Cameroon is expected to carryout similar donation in Douala and Yaounde.
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