Influential Member of Parliament, MP, of the Buea Urban Constituency, Hon Malomba Esembe Donald, has won a distinguished award for being the best lawmaker in the discharge of his duties.
Hon Malomba’s recognition is one of the highpoints of the 18th edition of The Guardian Post Achievement Award. Hon Malomba through the millions of readers of The Guardian Post daily newspaper won the Most Dynamic and People-friendly MP of the year 2020 award.
He was handed the award April 9 .This was during a ceremony staged at the Yaounde City Council.
The publisher of The Guardian Post daily newspaper, Ngah Christian Kristian noted that readers of the newspaper voted Hon Malomba in recognition of his contribution in developing his community and nation building.
The young MP who doubles as President of the Parliamentary Network On Road Safety, flanked by close friends and family members, received the award and thanked God for the gift of strength to seflessly serve his people at all times despite numerous challenges.
He dedicated the award to the peace loving people of the Buea Urban Constituency and beyond.
Hon Malomba in action
Recently, following the recurrent road accidents across the country, the Hon Malomba-led network organised a historic special plenary sitting aimed at reviewing the causes and possible remedies to curb road accidents. On the worrisome situation of road accidents, Hon Malomba decried human loses through road accidents.
“I stand here as a 35-year old Cameroonian who is frightened by the official statistics of the Ministry of Transport according to which road accidents are the first cause of mortality of young Cameroonian school going age: less than 25-years-old and that if urgent and decisive actions are not taking by 2030 road accidents will be the major cause of the death of Cameroonians aged less than 35,” the MP told members of government and his peers during that special session. He underscored that:”It is therefore evident that road accidents with their enormous negative financial, economic, health and social consequences portend a serious obstacle to the 2035 emergence vision of our country as defined by the Head of State, His Excellency President Paul BIYA. It is for this reason that action is urgent, concerted action is needed now”. The Parliamentary Network On Road Safety has in the recent months organised series of activities across the country to educate and sensitize road users on the dangers of over speeding, drunk driving, and so on. The Dschang and Ndikinimiki accident sites of December last year and January this year moved the network’s president to these scenes to frown at wrong usage of the highway.
Few weeks ago, Hon Malomba championed a campaign in Buea to keep some strategic junctions clean. Hundreds of young people joined the vibrant MP to wage a fierce war against climate change and it’s adverse effects on society.
The MP has been instrumental in the quest to restore peace in the North West and South West Regions of the country. Education and youth empowerment have not escaped his trappings as his humble and patriotic side have made young aspiring businessmen and women in his constituency more inspired.
He contributed significantly in the fight against COVID-19 in Fako division.