The Buea Council women joined the rest of the nation to celebrate the 38th Edition of the International Women’s Day on the 08th of March 2023, organized under the theme: “For an Inclusive digital World; Innovation and Technology for Gender equality”.
The ceremony was presided over by the Governor of the South West Region H.E Bernard Okalia Bilai. Also in attendance were administrative, political, religious and traditional authorities of Buea, the City of Legendary hospitality. The occasion was an opportunity to remind the women of the major role they play in the society.
In her welcome address, Madam Akawoh Minerva Epse Molinge 1st Deputy Mayor of Buea Council, expressed gratitude to Madame Chantal Biya for the effort she is putting in place to train women in the domain of ICTs so as to reduce poverty and create new opportunities for distance learning while urging her to extend her largess to the town of Buea and South West Region as whole.
The ceremony witnessed the participation of women of all walks of life. It ended with the award of certificates of recognition to some women who have distinguished themselves throughout the year 2022. The woman of the Year for the South West Region was awarded to Dr Beatrice Titanji.