By Christopher Ambe
|Becky Limunga Efffoe:knighted|
The noticeable commitment to nation-building of the soft-spoken Director of Intensive Vocational Training Center (IVTC) Buea,seems to be catching more and more the attention of the State of Cameroon.
Madam Becky Limunga Effoe, aged 58,has in a period of five years and in her capacity as Director of IVTC,Buea, been honoured with three different categories of state medals,especially in a country where many work for decades and go on retirement without such honour.
As Cameroonians celebrated their 43rd National Day (May 20) yesterday, this ever-smiling head of the state-owned vocational training centre,was among hundreds of meritorious public servants nation-wide who were decorated with state medals.
Auntie Becks,as she is fondly called,got her medal awarded to her at the Buea Independence Square popularly called Bongo Square,by Bernard Okalia Bilai,Governor of Southwest Region of Cameroon.
This time Auntie Becks was decorated with the Knight of the Cameroon Order of Valor.
In 2014 she was decorated with the Officer of Cameroon Order of Merit medal and in 2010,Madam Becky Effoe was honoured with the title of knight of the Cameroon Order of Merit.
At a party she threw at her home to share the joy of the state honour with guests,Madam Becky Effoe ,who is a native of Buea and Baptist Christian, attributed her successes in life to the hand of God.Vocational Training Center (IVTC) Buea offers specialized diploma courses for a duration of nine months, in several specializations,such as : Bilingual Secretary ship, Office Automation secretary,Computer Maintenance & Repairs, Accounting Secretary, Computerised Accounting and Management
|Governor Bernard Okalia decorating Auntie Becks|
Short/tailored certificate courses too are offered such as: office administration, secretarial procedures, stress and time management, meeting and minutes taking.
IVTC Buea has graduated thousands of Cameroonians who are gainfully employed in pubic and private sectors.
Auntie Becks ,who has been private secretary to at least three different cabinet ministers in Cameroon,did her higher eduction in Great Britain