The Bamenda based business guru was overwhelmingly voted into the function by his peers, Saturday September 12, 2020.
Out of the 10 members who casted their votes, six voted for Edison Fru Ndi, with one abstention.
The new delegate immediately after the election presented his vision which centers around improving the functioning of the chamber.
“Most business persons are not aware of the benefits they could reap from the chamber, during my tenure, I will cause them to understand and exploit the opportunities therein” he said.
News Upfront gathered that the new bureau intends to serve just one mandate (four years).
“We want to give our members the opportunity to also serve and to lead, the final result being the growth of the country’s economy” he noted.
The North West Regional Delegate, Edison Fru Ndi is not a novice in leadership and management.
As a clean contractor, the promoter of a FCFA 2 Billion worth gravel production plant was voted as president of the North West contractors’ syndicate, NOWECOSY.
Edison Fru Ndi, a fervent and loyal militant of the ruling CPDM party is also famous in the food and cultural entertainment domains.
He is promoter of the first high end restaurant in Bamenda, Dreamland Restaurant, opened in the late 90’s, whose slogan, “Putting your money where your mouth is” quickly became a catch phrase in town.
Edison Fru Ndi, later created a cabaret that was ranked the best in the CEMAC region by 2010, and a snack bar that has taken entertainment to a different level in Bamenda. He is now CEO of Dreamland Holdings.
His largesse cannot be over emphasized especially as the “coach” believes in helping the youth to grow.
“My boss, Edison Fru Ndi is one person I will not want to forget even in a hurry, and I will never seize to appreciate everything he has done and is doing for us,” a beneficiary told News Upfront.
Over a hundred young Cameroonians and their families are feeding from the gravel production plant run by Edison Fru Ndi.
His philanthropic actions were again recently felt with the COVID-19 outbreak.
As a keen follower of the Head of State’s solidarity call, Edison Fru Ndi donated cut-edge thermos-flashes to several health facilities and schools in the region.
In a quest to fight the growing insecurity in Bamenda, Edison Fru Ndi provided street lights in the town and dug boreholes to cut down on water-borne diseases in some localities.
His mission is to see a new Bamenda, a place to be.