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Bamenda: Authorities say impressive on 2023 labour day turn out

Some authorities in the town of Bamenda have saluted the population who turned out to celebrate the 137th edition of International Labour Day in the North West region.

According to them, the turnout in 2023 was quite impressive and a way to note that peace is gradually returning in the crisis-hit region.

The authorities made up of North West Governor, Adolphe Lele L’afrique, the representative of the president of North West Regional Assembly, Hon. Ghejung Awunti and the president of the North West trade unions were speaking Monday, May 1, 2023, immediately after witnessing activities of the day at the Bamenda Commercial Avenue grandstand.

“It is thanks to workers that life is coming back to normalcy in the entire region. I am congratulating all those who took part in the mobilization to make sure that we have these workers here,” Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique said.

Other authorities like the representative of the North West Regional Assembly president, Awunti added that the huge crowd that turned out is actually thanks to the efforts of the assembly, which is out to work mostly with the people.

“The Regional Assembly represents the people of the region. We stand here with the people including workers who came here to say thank you. This actually is in line with the vision of the president of the Regional Assembly where we are there to listen, learn, and take action for the people,” Ghejung Awunti said.

The president of the North West trade unions association said the turnout was more than that of last year. He congratulated all the associations including bike riders who were present and massively took part in the match pass activities.

This year’s international labor day took place under the theme “Resilience and decent work: acting together in the World of work to improve living conditions and social inclusion”

Some associations and personalities were awarded medals and prizes for their resilience and always working with you population and authorities. The celebration ended with match pass activities by some organizations, institutions, and others.

Source: Cameroon News Agency

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