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Consul General Honorable (HRM) Queen Efe A. Clark-Omeru hosts ‘impressive Nigeria Community’ in Douala



…As Nigerians applauded CG for great impacts

The Consul-General of Nigeria to Douala, the Republic of Cameroon, Honorable (HRM) Queen Efe A. Clark-Omeru was elated for hosting what she described as an ‘impressive Nigerian Community’ in Douala recently.

Clark-Omeru who was full of praises to the executive as well as all the members of the Nigerian Community after paying her a courtesy visit of the year at her office in Douala in the presence of the highly respected Nigerian Royal Highness Eze Jonathan Onyengubor, the Eze Gburu Gburu 1 in Cameroon.

She’s the first female Consul General to Douala and her impact in the region has been so impressive in such a way that she has been regarded as Nigeria mother in Cameroon with good initiatives and helping Nigerians to solve pending issues within her jurisdiction.

Her experience over the years in foreign countries has been a blessing in excelling in the capacity of Consul General of Nigeria to Douala. A well trained Diplomat and fluently speaking woman who has impacted a lot in addressing issues facing the Nigeria community in Douala.

“It is my pleasure to welcome you here; you are all wonderful people representing our great country here in Cameroon. I am so glad and excited to have you here. I would like to recognize the presence of our Royal Highness, Eze Jonathan Onyengubor, the Eze Gburu Gburu 1 in Cameroon, the President of the Nigerian community in the Littoral region, Hon. BIC Okwujiakwu, the women’s wing and everyone present here,” said Consul General.

“I would also like you to know that this is your home, you are free to come and present your issues, we are committed to serve you as fellow Nigerians. Our priority is to ensure your well-being and assist you within our limits as long as you are not involved in any area of criminality.”

The Nigerian community led by the President, Hon. BIC Okwujiakwu eulogizes the Consul General for being a good listener and problem solver.

In his speech, Okwujiakwu said: On behalf of the Nigerian Community, we are glad to pay you this well-deserved courtesy visit to our amiable Consul General. This is the first occasion we are sharing with you as one Nigeria ever since you have arrived in the country. It’s a special day in the history of the Nigerian community and we are all grateful for accepting to host us in this glamorous way.”

He continued: “Sincerely speaking, your support to the Nigerian community since your arrival CG has yielded great impact to the advancement of the community and our interests. We are highly appreciative of your impacts and we want to say a big thank you for being such a wonderful representative of our country, for being a generous and a good listener and finally a great mother.

“It is important to tell you thank you for all your efforts, May God continue to bless and reward you abundantly. You are so dare to us and we love you more. However, our mission for the community is positive and to ensure the assistance of our fellow Nigerians where necessary. The community has continued in their usual way in progress irrespective of some challenges we may have and with some assistance from individuals, we were able to set up an ongoing project in our site in order to have a multipurpose hall here in Douala.”

Eze Jonathan Onyengubor, the Eze Gburu Gburu 1 in Cameroon also applauds her Excellency for the wonderful job she’s been doing in her region.

He said: “Your Excellency I must be grateful to you and your entire staff for the wonderful and motherly love you have shown to us and for the trust you have in Eze Gburu Gburu. We pray that may God reward you abundantly. For us to be here to dine with you, that means you have been doing good to us and I believe that the meaning of thank you is to do more. Therefore, I will urge my fellow Nigerians to be law abiding citizens; we should not involve ourselves in any manner of criminality and live peacefully with our host country.”

Clark-Omeru commended Nigerian investors expanding their wings to contribute to the development of Nigerians and economy of the host country. She cited Dangote Cement Cameroon, United Bank for Africa Cameroon, MRS Corlay Cameroon, Air Peace and Access Bank Cameroon, which opened officially in Cameroon on Monday 23rd May, 2022.

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Inaugural Anambra State Union Football Tournament Triumphs Amidst Adversity



On the 6th of August 2023, a monumental event took place at St Michel, Terminus, Douala, marking the commencement of the First Edition of the Anambra State Union Football Tournament. Under the stewardship of Sir Emeka Uzoka, Chairman of the Anambra State Union, this tournament emerged as a testament to unity, sportsmanship, and the indomitable spirit of the Anambra community.

The opening ceremony set the stage for what would become an unforgettable showcase of camaraderie and competitive fervor. A true celebration of tradition and athleticism, the tournament kicked off with a Veteran Match at 2:00 pm. The clash between Aguata Local Government Union and Nnewi Local Government Union resulted in a gripping encounter, with Aguata securing victory with a 2-0 score line.

Distinguished figures graced the event with their presence, adding prestige to the occasion. Among them was Mr. Oliva Ochi, Consul 1 at the Consulate General Douala, representing the esteemed Consul General, H.E. Amb. (Mrs.) Efe A. Clark-Omeru. The honorable gathering was further enriched by the participation of key personalities, including: Hon. BIC Okwujiaku, President of the Nigerian Community Douala, HRH Eze Jonathan T. Onyenagubor, Eze Gburugburu 1 of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Cameroon, Sir, Lovinus Ezeh, Vice President, Nigerian Community Douala, Chief Alex Nwoye, Vice President 2, Nigerian Community Douala,  Chief Uche Obiekwe, Patron of the Nigerian Community Douala, Chief Innocent Obiorah Odoh, Patron Anambra State Union, Chairmen of Imo and Enugu States Union, Esteemed members of the Anambra State Union,

The event also extended its reach to include esteemed guests from Douala and beyond.

In recognition of the paramount importance of safety and well-being, the organizers ensured the presence of dedicated medical health and security personnel, assuring attendees a secure environment throughout the event.

Despite the inclement weather characterized by heavy rain, the unyielding spirit of the Anambra community remained unshaken. A testament to their passion for football and unity, a remarkable number of attendees braved the elements, converging to witness the unfolding of history on the lush fields of St Michel, Terminus.

The inaugural Anambra State Union Football Tournament stands as an embodiment of shared values, intercommunity collaboration, and the timeless appeal of sport. This event not only etched a significant mark on the sporting calendar but also served as a reminder of the resilience and unity that define the Anambra community. As the tournament concluded its first chapter, it left in its wake a legacy of camaraderie, sporting excellence, and the promise of more remarkable editions to come.

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Buhari, Tinubu, Nigerian Diplomat, Lawal Bappah, Honoured by a Coalition of Lawyers in Cameroon



The Coalition of Willing Lawyers (CoW) in Cameroon had on Friday, 12th May, 2023 honoured President Muhammadu Buhari, the President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Consul General (CG) of Nigeria to North West and South West Regions of Republic of Cameroon, Amb. Lawal Bappah, mni, for enhancing a peaceful relationship between the people of the Federal Repubic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon living in the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon. The CoW applauded the Consul General for constantly educating Nigerian nationals in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon about their civic responsibilities to the country they reside in; to be law-abiding and also for his laudable role in the repatriation to Nigeria of aged, sick and stranded Nigerians as well as ex Nigerian prisoners in Cameroon.

Amb. Lawal Bappah was honoured by the President of the Coalition, Barrister John Kamani, who said the Consul General has been part of developmental activities in Buea, the Capital of the South West Region of Cameroon; especially in sustaining a wonderful rapport with the South West Region Governor’s Office in Buea and other relevant local and traditional authorities.

Speaking further at the memorable occasion, the President of the coalition specifically eulogized the CG for ensuring that Nigerians who are arbitrarily arrested and detained are released and in extreme cases, benefit from legal assistance.

Presenting the Legal and Leadership Award to Amb. Lawal Bappah, Barrister Kamani urged him to continue with the commitment he had shown since his assumption of office in October 2021and to remain focused and duty conscious. He stated that Amb. Bappah is always ready to receive distressed Nigerians in his office and even Cameroonians who need consular services and assistance.

In his response, the Consul General thanked the lawyers for the award and promised to do more in the interest of serving Nigerians in Cameroon.

In continuity, he said: “This is an award for hard work. It is highly motivational and I assure you that I remain committed to deepening the already cordial relationship between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon ».

Thereafter, he dedicated the award to his colleagues, staff of the Consulate General of Nigeria, Buea and all others that had been supportive. Ambassador Lawal Bappah expressed readiness to continue to collaborate with the coalition of lawyers. He said he was delighted by every single moment of the occasion.

The coalition of lawyers also presented awards of good leadership to the outgoing President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and the President-eElect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his good work of turning Lagos State to a mega city in Africa when he was the Governor of the State.

Present at the occasion were Presidents of the various Nigerian Communities under the Consul General’s areas of jurisdiction and other dignitaries.

The Buea-based Consul General of Nigeria to the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon recently embarked on a Consular tour to communities in Bakassi Peninsula. The communities visited by the Nigerian envoy included Kombo Itindi, Idabato and Bekumu where more than 80% of the people living there are Nigerians.

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Nigerian Community praises Consul General Clark-Omeru over resolving Resident Permit issues in Cameroon



Consul General Clark-Omeru hosts Nigeria Community

…urges them to be law abiding citizens in host country

The Consul-General of Nigeria to Douala, the Republic of Cameroon, Ambassador (HRM) Queen Efe A. Clark-Omeru has hosted the Nigerian community in the Littoral Region for the second time to show appreciation for relentless services rendering to Nigeria nationals residing in the region of the host country.

It could be recalled that the executive of the Nigerian community paid courtesy visit to the Consulate General in May 2022 to express their maximum appreciation to the Mission who has been helpful in resolving pressing issues with the host country.

According to her speech, the CG welcomed the Nigerian Community executives led by the President, Honourable B.I.C Okwujiaku and provided details of the Consulate progress with the host country over pending issues concerning Nigerian residents in the region.

« It is my pleasure to welcome you to this event of New Year visit/wishes to me and the Consulate, » the statement reads.

« Since my arrival in June 2021, and with the presentation of my Exequatur which I assured you that the Consulate would not rest its oars by ensuring  that the issue of molestation  will be a thing of past in the history country. The Consulate has met several times with the officials of the immigration of the host country with particular reference to resident permit, exit Visa and the matter was resolved amicably as the immigration rights accorded to members of Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

region is also accorded to Nigeria due to the already subsisting bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries. »
The Nigeria CG also highlighted the issues of non-issuance of Resident permits which is a great challenge to Nigerian residents in the Littoral region as it is contrary to it immigration law.

« The issue of non-issuance of Resident Permit has attracted my attention, on that basis, I directed my officers on 10th February 2023, accompanied by the president and some executive members of the Nigerian community to meet with new Commissioner  EMI-immigration Madame Gertrude Bikok and the matter was also resolved due to the subsisting bilateral relations between the two countries.

The Consul General was excited to proudly commend the Nigeria community over their successful business activities which were satisfied by the host authorities. But urges her compatriots to be more tolerance of each other and remain law abiding to the host country.

In responding to the CG’s speech, the President of the Nigeria Community, Honourable B.I.C Okwujiaku heaps praise on the first female Consul General in Douala for her breath of peace among Nigerians in the region.

« Last year, we came to say thank you for the ones you have done. We have come again to further demonstrate our joy for your constant support, caring and motherly advise and solidarity  to us as your fellow compatriots in Cameroon, » he said.

« History will record it that as the first female Consul General in Douala. Nigerians have benefited from your good leadership and skills of work, » he added.

Also appreciating the CG is Eminent philanthropist, HRH Eze Thomas .J. Onyengubo, Eze Gburugburu 1 of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo in Cameroon, who also urged the Nigerian community members to remain united and be law abiding to the host country.

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