Some 64 policemen and women on August 12, 2016 received epaulettes in Bamenda.
On the strength of presidential orders of 25th July 2016, promoting policemen, the North West Region spent August 12, 2016 celebrating 64 officers. North West Governor, Adolphe Lele Lafrique, watched as the valiant police officers received new epaulettes in reward for merit after affixing the first. Among the lot were 15 Second Grade Police Superintendents, two Senior Inspectors, seven Second Grade Inspectors and 38 Second Grade Police Constables.
Superintendent of Police Essono Yannick commanded the parade that graced the event. It saw the presence of friends and family members of the beneficiary police officers. Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique set the tone for the exercise that officially changed the ranks of beneficiaries. It was a moment to revisit successes registered by the police corps in their mission to keep order, protect people and property.
The Regional Delegate for Public Security, Gousmo Emile, accompanied the Governor as the population was hailed for collaborating in helping policemen and women to rise to expectation. It was also an opportunity to encourage the corps to be steadfast in proximity services that inspire hope for the population.