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North West Regional Assembly: June Session opens in face of inflation, Mid year review expected

By Bakah Derick  The June Session of the North West Regional Assembly is expected to open this Tuesday 26 June 2022 in Bamenda. The opening was Initially scheduled for Monday 25 July 2022 and postponed as a result of an information seminar organised by the office of the Public Independent Conciliator (PIC) for the region.  Prof Fru Angwafo speaking at the Public Independent Conciliator information seminar in Bamenda  This session of the Regional Assembly comes at the time residents are battling with prices of basic commodities. The increase had earlier been blamed on the ongoing armed conflict in the region and now the Russian-Ukraine War. Though the house has hardly carried out reflections on such issues, it is hoped that the regional structure will use it's June session to think of better ways of improving the livelihoods of the population.  Hilltopvoices economic consultants suggest that inflation rates in the region can be as high as 35% with little efforts from the