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Labour Day 2018

Workers Celebrate Social Dialogue and Decent Work

The 132nd edition of the International Labour Day was celebrated under the theme: ‘Social Dialogue: A factor in the Promotion of Decent Work and Socio-Economic Progress in Cameroon.” In line with tradition, CDC workers joined other workers worldwide to celebrate this day. During the celebrations trade union leaders such as the President Divisional Syndicate of Agricultural Workers in Fako, DISAWOFA, Gabriel Mbene Vefonge and the General Secretary of Fako Agricultural Workers’ Union (F.A.W.U) Charles Mbide Kude opined that the CDC and other companies in the South West region are badly hit by the ongoing crisis which is rocking the two English regions of the country. They called on the government to put in place lasting solutions to return to normalcy.

The Senior Divisional Officer for Fako, Engamba Emmanuel Ledoux thanked and congratulated all those who were involved in organizing the event, particularly workers representatives. Most especially, he thanked leaders of trade unions, employers and workers who have been steadfast in the current political and economic crisis. He encouraged workers in Fako Division to be ambassadors of peace.


After the colourful march past, the General Manager of the CDC, Mr. Franklin Ngoni Njie and workers of the corporation met at the Senior Staff Club, Bota for dining and wining. The General Manager encouraged workers to be steadfast and diligent in their duties. He brought joy to the workers when he disclosed that the Government had put in place measures to get the corporation out of troubled waters. To make the event more festive, a live band heade by the CDC’s Ewane Etape, popularly known as Sango Ewane thrilled workers with songs from their rich musical repertoire. Rendez vous taken for May 1, 2019.

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