Facts about BABESSI

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Babessi Council is located in Ngoketunjia Division, along the Bamenda – Kumbo road. It is surrounded by Jakiri and Oku Sub Divisions of Bui Division; Belo Sub Division in Boyo Division; Bangorian in Noun Division and Ndop central Sub Division in Ngoketunjia Division. Babessi Council was created in 1995 by Presidential Decree No – 95/082 of 24th April 1995. It went operational in 1996. It has a surface area of 240 km2 and a population of 63,254. It is made of 4 villages namely: Baba 1, Babungo, Bangolan and Babessi. The location of the Municipality and its chief towns are shown on the Map.

Babessi town is the headquarter of Babessi Council and the Babessi Sub Division. Since its creation the Council has been administered successively by 5 Lord Mayors. At the helm of its administration is Lord Mayor - METOH MBAH Joachim, and he is deputized by :

1st Deputy Mayor  -  Mrs MBUNG Valencia CHIWOH

2nd Deputy Mayor -  Mr. NKWATOH Solomon BARAH

3rd Deputy Mayor  -  Mr. DJIKA Abdoul WALIYOOUH

4th Deputy Mayor  -  Mr. NJIFEN Cidikih AYEAYINYI