North West Regional Delegation of National Security: 161 Awarded Epaulettes

Some 161 newly promoted staff of the North West Regional Delegation of National Security have received epaulets this January 27th. The award ceremony was held at the courtyard of the SDO’s Office in Bamenda.

Some newly promoted staff pose with officials

Amongst those awarded were five senior assistant superintendents of police, twenty one second assistant superintendents of police, eighteen senior police inspectors, twenty one second grade police inspectors and 96 second grade police constables.

It was an atmosphere of joy and happiness as these newly promoted staff exchanged hugs with their families and friends. Bouba Remedy Katunseh is one of those awarded. She was promoted to the rank of second grade police inspector. “I think its all God’s grace and the efforts put in to serve the country with the supervision of my hierarchy. When you are always prompt, note is taken so I think that too counts. I urge my other colleagues to continue to be diligent while rendering service to the state.” She told the press.

(From left to right) Representative of the PIC, NW Governor, Commander of the 5th joint military region, Regional Delegate of National Security

The Governor of the North West Region while appreciating the efforts of the defence and security forces and congratulating the awarded staff, urged them to live up to expectations. “They should endeavour more to be up to the expectation of hierarchy and the population…asking them to endeavour more than even before to secure the city of the region, the main roads at the boarders to ease the circulation of the population and also to prepare the awaited senatorial elections in calm all over the North West Region.”

North West Governor speaking to the press

The ceremony that was presided at by the governor of North West Region, took place in the presence of the the Brigadier General of the 5th military region, the Regional Delegate for National Security, the City Mayor of Bamenda, the director of MIDENO, Regional delegates, Divisional Officers, amongst other top ranking officials.

Similar ceremonies took place in Kumbo, Mbengwi, Wum and Nkambe presided at by Senior Divisional Officers of these Divisions.

By Sandrine M.

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