What is Youth Day in Cameroon ?
Youth Day in Cameroon. Youth Day in Cameroon may be seen as a national celebration intended to instill in young people the values of civic responsibility, nationalism, and community development. Youth-led sporting events, parades, and traditional dances all take place to celebrate
The national youth day of the country, which was celebrated on October 26 prior to reunification, was replaced by Youth Day by the West Cameroon government. Less than a year after gaining independence by embracing French Cameroon, West Cameroon's Prime Minister John Ngu Foncha proposed dedicating West Cameroon's national youth day to its youth, on whom the future state depended.