The session held in the new Bakingili Community Hall constructed within the framework of the Ideanau Council and PNDP co-financing agreement.
The first ordinary session of the Ideanau Council that held on June 12, 2020 had a special touch. It held in the newly constructed Bakingili Community Hall, funded by PNDP. Presided over by the Senior Divisional Officer for Fako Mr. Emmanuel Ledoux Engamba, the day’s main activity was the examination and adoption of the 2019 Adminitrative, Management and Stores Management Accounts.
Addressing the participants, the Mayor of Idenau Council, Tonde Lifanje Gabriel expressed gratitude for his re-election at the helm of the municipality. He also congratulated the newly elected councillors after the February 2020 municipal elections.
The councillors unanimously voted the 2019 Administrative account of the Mayor, The Management Account of the Municipal Treasurer and the Stores Account of the Stores Accountant. The accounts reveals a 72.2% realisation percentage from a budgeted FCFA 750 000 000, with total revenue collected standing at FCFA 541 528 119 being: FCFA 31 750 419 as recurrent revenue and FCFA 0 777 700 investment revenue. This is higher than the FCFA 451 090 066 total revenue collected from the budget FCFA 660 000 000 in 2018 that is 68.3% realization rate, with an increase of 20% between 2018 and 2019.The Mayor added that the Council could have fared better in revenue collection if not of the crisis in the South West and North West regions, very low catch of fresh fish and the closure of the Eru (Okassi) market. Despite these, the Council realized the construction of solar street lights and a modern smoke fish hanger, a borehole at the Sub-Divisional Hospital amongst.