Final communique : sixth ordinary session of the fenasu federal council of march 22, 2023
Within the framework of the new university governance prescribed by His Excellency Paul BIYA, President of the Republic, Head of State, and implemented by the Prime Minister, Head of Government, Dr Joseph DION NGUTE, the sixth ordinary session of the Federal Council of the National Federation of University Sports (FENASU), was held on Wednesday, 22nd March, 2023, in the Conference Hall of the Higher Teacher Training College (ENS) Yaounde, under the chairmanship of Professor Jacques FAME NDONGO, Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education, Chancellor of Academic Orders, President of the Federal Council of FENASU, assisted by the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Vice-President of the said Council, Professor Narcisse MOUELLE KOMBI.
Represented were :
The Minister of Secondary Education ;
The Minister of Basic Education ;
The Minister of Youth and Civic Education ;
The Minister of Social Affairs ;
The Minister of Finance. Present in their capacity as statutory members were,
The Vice-Chancellors and Rectors of State Universities, the Heads of establishments under Special Regime, namely, the National School of Posts and Telecommunications, Information and Communication Technologies (SUP’PTIC), the National School of Public Works (ENSTP), the National Institute of Youth and Sports (INJS) and the Limbe Nautical Arts and Fisheries Institute (LINAFI), the Proprietors of Private Institutions of Higher Learning affiliated to FENASU, as well as student representatives.
Professor Maurice Aurélien SOSSO, President of the National Executive Bureau of FENASU and President of the Conference of Heads of University Institutions presented the agenda. In his opening remarks, the President of the Federal Council welcomed the three new State Universities, namely the University of Bertoua, the University of Ebolowa and the University of Garoua, as well as the other two new members namely, the Protestant University of Central Africa (UPAC) and the Limbe Nautical Arts and Fisheries Institute (LINAFI). He recommended compliance with barrier measures during University Games, as these have not yet been officially lifted. He finally thanked the Rector of the University of Ngaoundere for the diligent measures taken so far to perfect the organization of the 23rd edition of the University Games, Ngaoundere 2023.
Following constructive and fruitful debates, the Federal Council took several resolutions, in particular, the adoption of FENASU’s draft budget for the year 2023, subject to the modifications suggested by the Council.The Federal Council congratulated the National Executive Bureau and its team for the positive results of the activities carried out during the years 2020, 2021, 2022 for the recovery despite the constraints linked to COVID-19 and for all the actions undertaken so far for the revival of the Federation’s activities.
He asked the President of the National Executive Bureau of FENASU to carry out an in-depth reflection on alternative, innovative and holistic proposals aimed at developing university sports via new formulas for university games.
Done in Yaounde, 22nd March, 2023
The President of the Federal Council
Pr. Jacques FAME NDONGO