The principal made the promise following her official installation at a special church service in Nkambe on Sunday October 18, 2015.
|Mrs. Belinda Wanyu speaking in presence of her husband, Wanyu Eric Sunjo (in suits)|
Mrs. Belinda Wanyu was appointed at the helm of the lone post-primary institution of the PCC in the Donga Mantung Division two years ago.
During her two years as tenure as principal prior to her official installtion, PHS Nkambe recorded best results in public examinations in the Division.
Out of the thirty-six GCE centers of the Division, PHS Nkambe scored 94.12% at the 2015 session of the GCE Ordinary level to emerge first, and 88.89% at the Advanced level to be ranked second.
“It’s an overwhelming experience for me to head PHS Nkambe. It’s like a storm in a tea cup,” Mrs. Belinda Wanyu said paying glowing tributes to students of the school who she described as industrious.
“I have been assigned by God through you to serve,” she added.
Donga Mantung Presbytery authorities hoped for more positive results from the new principal.
“Her [referring to the new principal] zeal and hard work, coupled with her stringent management of financial resources will yield more positive results for the school,” Mr. Tume Michael Samari, Donga Mantung Presbytery chairman said.
The Education Secretary of the PCC, Mr. Njie Kale Samuel said in other to accomplish her missions, the new principal will have to ensure all texts [Presbyterian Education Authorities and Presbyterian Church in Cameroon] are applied appropriately.
“She has a herculean task of rallying all forces, all stakeholders for the development of the school; partner with state officials, ensure staff cohesion and to properly manage the human and financial resources under her care,” Mr. Njie Samuel urged.
However Presbyterian Education Authorities in the Donga Mantung Division say Presbyterian Christians do not make use of the school as most of them do not send their children there.
According to the new principal, the school is a treasure that the population of the presbytery is yet to discover.
“What I will tell parents is that, what they go looking for out there is found here at PHS Nkambe. They should bring their children here and they [children] will be transformed,” Mrs. Belinda Wanyu said.
The Bachelor Degree holder in Mathematics is the first female principal of the school since creation in 1990.
The induction service at Presbyterian Church Nkambe town was officiated by the Presbytery Secretary for Donga Mantung, Rev. Eyakwe Joseph in the presence of the PCC Moderator’s representative for the Northwest Region, Rev. Jum Ignatius and other Presbyterian Education Authorities.
By Ndi Eugene Ndi, just back from Nkambe