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FEHACU 2021: Mayor Fongu Cletus takes invitation to other communities in municipality

By Bakah Derick

The Mayor of the Bamenda III Council has invited everyone in his municipality to be part of the upcoming festival of heritage arts and cultures (FEHACU). Mayor Fongu Cletus Tanwe was speaking on Sunday 7 November 2021 at the St Micheal's Catholic Parish Church Futru Nkwen during a thanksgiving and sensitisation Mass. 
Mayor Fongu Cletus leading thanksgiving procession 

According to the municipal leader, the Bamenda III festival which shall run from November 26 to 28 2021 will permit those living in the municipality to celebrate their respective cultures. Beyond Nkwen and Ndzah, Mayor Fongu like the Fon of Nkwen stated that anyone settled in Nkwen and Bamenda III  by extension is already a son of the community and thus has every right to participate in the festival. 

While reaffirming that that registration for participation is ongoing and and free, the Mayor disclosed that his council ia fully mobilised to offer quality prices to participants during the festival which he says will be the biggest in the North West Region. 
Mayor Fongu Addressing worshipers in Futru

Mayor Fongu's visit to St Micheal's Parish Futru coincided with the thanksgiving of the Boyo Community in the area which permitted for a rare display of culture in the Church house. 
A rare Cultural performance by the Boyo Community in Futru Nkwen

Muma Azehfor Steering committee member who also doubles as second adviser to the Fon of Nkwen corroborated the Mayor and announced a preselection of dance groups and Miss FEHACU 2021 expected to take place on Wednesday 10 November 2021, at the Ntoh Nfo'o Menkwen esplanade. 
Muma Azehfor Speaking about FEHACU in Futru Nkwen


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