By NOELA EBOB BISONG
The mother council of the Limbe municipality has enforced its ties with the Cameroon Telecommunications company, CAMTEL. This was during a courtesy visit the state institution paid the council, Thursday, November 19, at the sidelines of its visit to sporting infrastructures in the city.
Welcoming the potent CAMTEL delegation led by Director General DG, Judith Yah Sunday Achidi alongside a cream of directors, the city mayor of the Limbe City Council LCC, Motanga Andrew Monjimba, visibly elated to receive his “august” guests, tipped that CAMTEL and especially its current DG, Judith Yah, is a special friend and partner to the Limbe municipality. Describing the DG as proactive and dynamic, Motanga recalled how the company supported Limbe FESTAC 2019 to success and was very ready to do it better in 2020, too bad the coronavirus surfaced. Nonetheless, the city mayor is confident that the foundation of the LCC-CAMTEL durable partnership has been laid.
Mayor Motanga assured the CAMTEL delegation present during the brief meeting that he and his LCC team is ready and open to any business proposal from the telecommunications company, geared towards driving the city forward.
A brief presentation of the project “Smart Cities” was done by one of the CAMTEL directors, who detailed that the project mainly focuses on developing services to ease lives of city dwellers through digital devices. Following the project, documents like birth certificates for instance, will be accessed digitally whenever and wherever, without necessarily visiting councils. The SUN gathered that a CAMTEL team shall in the days ahead pay another visit to the municipality to further detail municipal authorities on the merits of the “Smart Cities” project.
When the DG of CAMTEL, Judith Yah Sunday Achidi, took the rostrum, she began by saying that Limbe is her special home where she got all her blessings to be where she is at the moment. Observing that her current office poses a double challenge to her, as a woman and an Anglophone, the CAMTEL boss said, she and her team have thus been working relentlessly to be up to the task for better services offered to the public. “We have been working very hard in the line of innovations”, she said, and continued that they were at the LCC to “see how we can help you better serve your population.”
After a fruitful exchange with the top management of the LCC, the CAMTEL team left for their business of the day, which saw them making stops at various sport infrastructures to host the upcoming CHAN competition billed for January 2021. “We are at the heart of the organisation of the CHAN, hence we are out today to ensure everything is in order”, Judith Yah said.