Cameroon Military Defence Forces honour meritorious officials

Some top officials of the military def

cross section of officials getting set for the epaulettes decoration

ence forces received epaulettes raising them to new ranks within their profession.

The ceremony took place last Sunday 2nd July 2012, at the Buea independent square and was presided over by the governour of the South West region, Bernard Okhalai Bilai,

In all, 12 officials have been promoted to serve new positions, within the military corps.6 commissioners were decorated with public forces medals. From the nationals gendarmerie 4 officials have been lifted to the post of lieutenant colonels in the military. Captain Epie Lazarus has moved to the rank of major, while in the military lieutenant Tatah Mbag has now assumed the post of captain.

Speaking at the Mbongo square, one of the recipients, Colonel Afunchi Emmanuel expressed his joy and satisfaction regarding the epaulette as a reward for hard work and endurance in his career. Lieutenant Tatah Mbog on his part appreciated the initiative adding that it would stir up some officials who are sleeping on their laurels to ardently serve this nation.

The event ended up at 1pm with a military parade and the handing over of bouquets of flower from close relatives and friends.

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About Cameroon this week
I am a Cameroonian from the south west region, currently concluding my studies in Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Buea. I have a special interest in reporting news about social events.

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