The African Day of Decentralization and Local Development (ADD) is being observed this Tuesday, August 10. While launching activities marking the day in Limbe, Cameroon’s minister of Decentralization and Local Development George Elanga Obam, has told municipal and regional authorities to keep putting more effort in developmental projects.
The Minister acknowledged that decentralization authorities in Cameroon are actively working “Those who are locally involved in decentralization are on the field and they are working.
“I appreciate that in the Southwest region, the Limbe council people are at work and are producing results” George Elanga Obam.
“We want to let people know that the public policy of decentralization instituted by the president of the Republic, His Excellency Paul Biya, is suitable for this part of the country,” the Minister told inhabitants of Limbe in the Southwest region.
This year’s edition of the African Day of Decentralization and Local Development is celebrated with the theme “The contribution of local authorities to conflict prevention and peacekeeping on the Content”.
The theme is inspired by the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the decisions of the Heads of State in declaring 2020 as the year on “Silencing the guns on the continent: creating conducive conditions for Africa’s development”.