By Christopher AmbeAs schools resume on Monday September 2, after the long vacation, the WCPDM in Buea as donated some didactic materials worth over FCFA 1. 3million to deserving but needy school children in the subdivision. The WCPDM is women’s wing of the ruling CPDM party in Cameroon
|Buea DO handing over books to a beneficiary|
The 305 beneficiaries- not only children of CPDM partisans, came from nursery, primary, secondary and high schools. They received didactic materials such as books, rulers and pens.
The Divisional Officer (DO) for Buea, Wokam Kouam Paul, who chaired the ceremony, lauded the initiative of the WCPDM, adding that it was in line with the blue print of party chairman Paul Biya who, he said, makes sure that the education of the youth is always a priority project.
The DO called on the recipients to count themselves lucky and make good use of the gifts. “You need these items to continue your education, so to have a successful year”, he noted. “If you are here today you are lucky to have been selected because there are many other needy children in the town who have not had this opportunity”
Mr.Wokam Kouam advised parents of the beneficiaries to complete the school needs of the latter and follow them up in their studies.
|Mrs. Hannah Etonde Mbua hands books to a pupil|
H e said the gesture of the WCPDM indicated that “the party is for the education and progress of the people” and challenged other parties to emulate the example.
For her part, Hannah Etonde Mbua, WCPDM Fako 3 president said they chose to come to the assistance of the needy but deserving scholars “because education is a worthwhile investment”
The beneficiaries, through their spokesperson, gave a vote of thanks to the WCPDM.