The Minister of Youths Affair and Civic Education, Mounouna Foutsou, carried out the launch.
The 2016 Women’s African Football Cup of Nations, AFCON, is around the corner. In order to ensure good conduct during the competition in Limbe, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Civic Education, Mounouna Foutsou, on November 9, 2016, launched “Operation Citizenship and Patriotic Women’s AFCON” to raise morals amongst the population.
Speaking at the Manga William Avenue in Limbe, the Minister said the campaign is to sensitize the population of Limbe and Buea on citizenship acts that he said must be carried out at all times in all places, circumstances, voluntarily and spontaneously. The aim being to raise public morality as well as preserve unity and national integration. The slogans of the campaign include: “No aggression,” “No rape,” “No theft,” “No feymanism,” “No urban disorder,” and “No fraudulent deals before, during and after AFCON.”
Mounouna Foutsou said during AFCON, Cameroonians will be expected to present an exemplary nation to Africa and the world at large. He urged the people to be models of citizenship, patriotism and enhancement of the brand image of Cameroon. The Minister recalled that the Head of State in his 2013 Youth Day message had stated ‘’…..the moral level of our youths is deteriorating” and there is need to improve public morality. In this light, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Civic Education has trained in all 10 regions of Cameroon Community Mediators who will be active in the Limbe Omnisport Stadium and in the towns of Fako Division.
The mediators were mobilized within their communities by local officials of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Civic Education and after civic and ethics tests. The ceremony in Limbe was also meant to deploy the trained Community Mediators to begin working with stakeholders. Bicycles were offered to the Volunteer Community Mediators to facilitate their work.
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