Name: Patience Maika Nyuyse
Organisation: Kumbo Council
Role: Communication/Public Relations Officer
I have served as the Communication/Public Relations Officer- Kumbo Council Cameroo , from 2003 till date. Major Accomplishments: • I produce a bi-annual publication of an in-house journal, known as Focus on Kumbo. I have published 6 editions of the Magazine. During the publication of each edition, I am involved in the Gathering of information and photos, Typing, Editing, Layout and Printing, Distribution and Sales. • I have also published two hand books (brochures), tilted, Kumbo Municipality, which contain information about Kumbo. • I am also responsible for the update of the Council's website, (www.kumbocouncil.org) where information about the Council/Kumbo Municipality is updated on regular basis. • I initiated the “Kumbo Council Staff Socials”, and event whereby, every year, the staff and the executive come together and exchange gifts in a social gathering in a bid to ensure internal communication. • I have successfully organized and coordinated the “Mayor’s Day”, another major annual event of the Kumbo Council, whereby the Mayor goes out and visits the underprivileged in the municipality with some basic needs. • I ensure media relations, ensuring effective media coverage during each event organized by the council, such as the inauguration of projects. I prepare a press kit for each event and cover the event and send some other media houses for dissemination. • I initiated the production of a unique fabric for the Kumbo Council, which is worn on important official occasions by the staff and executive, to better sell the image of the institution. • I write press releases and speeches for the Mayor and his deputies • I have assisted and supervised University journalism students on internship at the Kumbo Council.