Minister of Arts and Culture Prof. Narcisse Moelle Kombi has appraised the Nga-ha people for preserving what he called the historic, priceless and collective memory of Cameroon, while clottering a five day tour in the Nga-ha Community Museum.
The Benha Nga-ha Community Museum located some 150km from Ngaoundere boasts of some of the oldest historic objects in Cameroon like calabashes, spears, traditional wrists used for the testing and enthronement of the Chiefs of Bum as well as other archeological objects that are as old as over 1000years.
The close to 50000 people living in Nga-ha, are mainly into cattle rearing and agriculture for a livelihood.
According to Arts and Culture Minister, the Nga-ha Chiefdom, founded in 933 by the then Chief Sana will be renovated and modernized to help the people keep what he has described as Cameroon precious and collective memory.
Cameroon News Today-CNT learnt that the Community is now headed by its 64th Chief Sahilio Sambum is largely inhabited by the Bum clan, one of the most extensive group of people in the Sedoc-Sahara cultural extraction of Cameroon.
Ending his 5day stay in the Adamawa Region, Minister Narcisse Moelle Kombi announced that the 2018 National Festival for Arts and Culture dubbed FENAC will hold in Bertoua.