BY ATIA TILARIOUS AZOHNWI
Ndinwa Benedict Jini is head of the newly created Corporate Communications and Public Relations Unit at Cameroon Telecommunications, Camtel, a decision from the company’s Board of Directors said August 21.
The appointment is one of many contained in resolution no. 026/CAMTEL/CA of August 21, 2020, appointing officials at the state-owned corporation. It came on the heels of resolution no. 025/CAMTEL/CA of August 21, 2020 organising services at Camtel.
Pr. Pekassa Ndam Gerard and Mohamadou Saoudi, respectively member and President of the Board of Directors of Camtel co-signed the resolutions of Friday’s Board of Directors meeting that held in Kribi.
Until his appointed, Ndinwa was serving as Sub-Director for Corporate and Commercial Communication at Camtel, following a decision from the company’s General Manager, Judith Yah Sunday Achidi Achu dated March 12, 2019.
Lodged under the direct eye of the General Manager, the Corporate Communications and Public Relations Unit is expected to concern itself with the internal and external communication of Camtel.
Ndinwa previously served as Customer Adviser at Camtel’s Office in Bambili after a November 10, 2017 transfer.
He is a graduate of the 2009 batch from the University of Buea’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, JMC. He joined Camtel in 2014 and has since given his all to boost the image of the leading telecommunications service provider in Cameroon.
His first days at Camtel were at the Deputy Technical Secretariat Head in charge of Communications where he served for three years before becoming a Communications Officer for the company.
It was here that he conceived advertising and media campaigns in a bid to popularise the X-tremNet package, which campaigns went a long way to boost sales. He also elaborated communication strategies for the Mobile Communications Network Programme, managed the programme’s web page, developed media content for Camtel’s website, and build the Programme’s image both on traditional and new media.
He also managed Camtel’s community, especially through X-tremNet, on social media as well as conceived and produced advertising and PR gadgets.
The native of Donga-Mantung is married and a father of three. He is a media propaganda and advocacy expert with a rich journalism profile.
“The meritorious appointment of Ndinwa Benedict Jini, popularly qualified as the right man at the right place, is a red Feather to the Wimbum community and the entire Donga Mantung,” said Hon. Ngala Gerard, Member of Parliament for Donga Mantung Centre.