24, July 2016
The 3 families affected by the fire incident in Molyko, Buea in the South West region have been housed in a three apartment building in Buea. Mayor Patrick Ekema, made the goodwill gesture saying it is in line with the concern expressed by President Biya that every Cameroonian should have access to food, shelter and medicine.
The Saturday 16th July 2016 fire outbreak in the Malingo junction left devastating consequences and the Buea city council had to provide not only accommodation but new mattresses, gas cookers, pots, food stuffs to the victims. Mayor Ekema has reportedly pleaded with the finance committee of the Buea council to foot electricity bills and other related expenses for those affected by the disaster.
The victims of the fire were lodged at a Bomaka hotel for four days before being moved to their present site. In providing a new kind of responsible CPDM leadership, Mayor, Patrick Ekema made five visits to the victims to take stock of their welfare.
Cham Victor Bama (Cameroon Concord News Group)