The North West Regional Olympic Committee has observed the 2017 Olympic week from June 19-24 with the theme “we are the people of the Olympic generation.”
Amongst the activities organized to mark the week, the regional committee carried an educative quiz on radio stations in the regional headquarter; Bamenda. 

Apart from questions that focused on Olympics at regional, national and national levels, the quiz also extended to other sports areas like, the administration, history and culture.

Amongst the many participants who called the various regular sports programs on the selected radios, less than 16years old Ndifor Elvira a High School Student from Mbengwi demonstrated a strong mastery of the subjects raised scoring 9/10. Her immediate follower Tonsong David will emerge with a score of 5/10 then Tegum Daniel with 3/10.   


At the Nkwen Baptist Center during the final day of activities June 24, the winners were handed over tokens in appreciation for their mastery of Olympic values.
“The Theme for this year’s event is being celebrated under the context of the present crisis that Bamenda is facing and we are calling on everybody to follow the Olympic spirit to be people of the Olympic generation because the theme tells us that we are people of the Olympic generation. We should try to live all the Olympic values fair play, love respect in whatever thing we do and in whatever thing we find ourselves so that we maybe able to come out of the present situation and be able to live our lives in much happiness. People are called up to practice sports activities at least three times a week to be healthy and to be strong because that also is every important. I feel very happy with the participation from the radio quiz and the closing day activities.” Tubuo Emmanuel Secretary General of the Regional Olympic and sports committee told this reporter.
At the final commemoration ground to watch the closing event marked by a volleyball game between Noble Volleyball team and NW veterans was Awemoh Charles the Regional treasurer of the Olympic Committee and Choves Loh the Regional Public relations officer who all expressed satisfaction with the event.
Derick BAKAH

Derick BAKAH

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