President Paul Biya has promised a University in Bamenda, during a speech made wednesday in the chief town of North West region. He also promised to construct a thermal plant as a short term solution to the region's acute energy shortage. He spoke of plans to construct a hydro-electric plant on the Menchum river. The president announced a study to construct a reference hospital.The head of state reiterated a promise made some 20 years ago to complete the ring-road a key project linking the seven divisions of the region.
Speaking during at the Golden Jubilee celebration of Cameroon's armed forces, Mr. Biya also promised a series of reforms within the armed forces intended to improve promotion within the ranks.
The head of state for a public appearance uncharacteristically made a long part of speech in English... watch an excerpt in my video below