Gov’t builds telecommunication infrastructure in Bakassi
By Anu Nkeze Paul
Governments’ plans to rehabilitate the Bakassi Peninsula are gradually taking shape with four new telecommunications pylon plants almost complete.
After the building of some Schools, hospitals and government offices, the Government embarked on building the fishermen’s village at Isangele as well as four Telecommunications pylons in four other villages in the Bakassi Peninsula.
The Defense Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Rene Claude Meka, who toured the project sites of the Bakassi Peninsula, expressed joy at seeing the project almost complete. He thereafter instructed the Military Engineering Corps to speed up work so as to complete the project on time.
The telecoms pylons are actually 75m long each, and they designed for Bamusso, Jabane, Riote and Akwa villages of the Bakassi Peninsula.
The Defense Chief of Staff who assessed the progress made so far at the project site, saluted the engineering corps for executing three quarters of the project, and extended the Head of State’s word of encouragement to the Soldiers for their loyalty towards Cameroon’s Development process.
The director of the execution agency, the Military Engineering Corps, Colonel Jackson Kamngeng, also attested that construction works are well in force despite the many difficulties encountered so far.
The Commander of the Second Combined Military Region in chief, Major General Sali Mohammadou, as well as some top military officials of the Region, were part of the inspection team.
The project is part of President Biya’s vision to provide a better living condition to the Cameroonians living in the Bakassi Peninsula.