Cameroon’s Head of State’s FCFA two billion special package to the population of the 360 sub-divisions to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic has been dispatched to the country’s ten regions for onward distribution.
Seven days after it was announced President Biya will be offering a FCFA two billion gift to the population to help combat the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic in the country, 110 heavy loaded trucks comprised of hygienic products and medical kits left Yaounde in the Centre region this Tuesday afternoon en route to Cameron’s ten regions.
This happened after the official launch of the distribution process by the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji at the courtyard of the Yaounde city council.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Minister Paul Atanga Nji described the Head of State as a Statesman who has the interest of his people at heart.
He later on handed over the truckloads to administrative officials who will intend hand it over to regional governors to distribute to the most vulnerable households.
In order to ensure transparency and accountability in the distribution process of these gifts, Minister Paul Atanga Nji ordered the creation of local committees constituted of the Divisional Officer, assisted by the Mayor of the said municipality with members being a Gendarmerie Brigade Commander, a police commissioner and imam, a pastor, priest and any representative of traditional rulers.