Bamenda Main Market Fire Incident : Over FCFA 75 Million To Assist Victims

A symbolic cheque was handed to committee members in charge of distribution on June 7, 2024 in Bamenda.


North  West elite both at home and abroad, friends of the region  have demonstrated a rare show of solidarity with victims Of  February 22, 2024  Bamenda Main Market Fire Incident. The event to hand over the financial assistance took place at the North West Regional Assembly on June 7, 2024 in  the presence  of Senators, Members of the National Assembly, State officials, the clergy, the elite  and some selected  victims.
The over FCFA 75 Million Civic Emergency Assistance witnessed  an additional FCFA 500,000  support from the PCC  to  be shared equally to all the 439  victims of the fire incident. About 292 Shops were completely destroyed according to Mezam SDO Simon Emile Mooh who personally conducted the census of  all affected.
Speaking during the event in Bamenda, Minister Mbayu Felix explained that "when we heard the story of the fire incident, we saw through your pain." he said the Bamenda Main Market is an architectural jewel and remains the same even as it grows old. He said when the unfortunate incident occurred, they could not fold  their arms  while their brothers and sister languish in pain. As a result, they came up with a scheme to support the victims and
 they received money ranging from FCFA 10, 000 to even FCFA 2, 000, 000 with others contributing  even in dollars...



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