Our Team

National Coordinator

National Coordinator

ACHALEKE CHRISTIAN LEKE – National Coordinator
Twitter : @achaleke1
  • Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2016
  • 2016 Winner, Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence in Development Work
  • 2016 Most Influential Young Cameroonian

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Deputy National Coordinator

Deputy National Coordinator

Valerie M. Viban  currently serves as Deputy National Coordinator of Local Youth Corner Cameroon. He is charge of project designing, implementation strategies mapping and the management of partners and cooperation. In the last three years, he has assisted the National coordinator in ensuring full execution and running of all LOYOC projects, moderating workshop sessions and editing the organizations publications.

Between  July 2016 and August 2017,Valerie Viban served as a Welwaerts Fellow recruited by  Bread for the World. He was assigned to the German African Partnership Foundation in Potsdam Germany where he served as project Assistant in several projects in the fields of Global Learning, Human rights, Fair Trade and Diversity Management.

Back in Cameroon, he serves as youth and community  development consultant to several organisations. He also mentors and coaches several young people. He has worked with the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms, Pedagogic Inservice Training Program(PCC-CBC),Draufsicht Project-Berlin-Bamenda, Associations Rayons des Soleil, Hope Foundation amongst many others.

He holds a Master Degree in International Relations with a special Option in International Communication and Public Policy .Before then he completed a Bachelor Degree in Economics with special interest in Rural Economic Development.

VALERIE VIBAN – Deputy National Coordinator
Mobile : +49 1521 4482390
Twitter : @valerieviban

 

Secretary General

Secretary General/Programs Officer

Tangang Andrew ensures the effective running of all departments and programmes of LoYoC, manages and coordinates various projects particularly under the Governance Programme. He serves as the rapporteur of the General Assembly and National Coordination meetings, and ensures the proper organization of various events organized by LoYoC.

Andrew previously worked in various organizations and projects at local and international levels. He worked as governance expert on the Global Youth Governance and Accountability Task Team coordinated and supported by Plan UK, Restless Development, British Youth Council and ActionAid. He was Cameroon’s youth delegate to the World Conference on Youth 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He currently serves as a Global Champion with the Youth Power Campaign coordinated by Restless Development, and is the Deputy National Coordinator of the African Network of Youth Policy Experts (AfriNYPE), Cameroon Chapter.

Andrew holds an MSc in Governance and Regional Integration from the Pan African University of the African Union obtained in 2017, and another MSc in International Relations, specialty: International Cooperation and Decentralised Cooperation for Development from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) obtained in 2014. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Philosophy from the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCAC) obtained in 2011.

TANGANG ANDREW TANGANG – Secretary General
Mobile : +237 654724551
Twitter : @tangangandrew
Finance Officer

Finance Officer

         Agbortoko Dwight Oben is responsible for keeping financial records of Local Youth Corner Cameroon. Also he has the duty of drafting budgets for projects and the preparation of financial reports for executed projects. Furthermore, he designs the organisation’s annual reports.

He has worked as an Accountant and Internal Auditor at ‘A and N’ Bookshop and Tradings Cameroon, my job role was carrying out bank reconciliation, keeping records of daily sales and expenses and also keeping records of invoices. Also I have worked as a financial consultant (volunteer) for the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Head Office Cameroon.

Dwight is a student- chartered Accountant (ACCA) and a holder of an Advance Diploma in Accounting and Business from the BPP University awarded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also a holder of OCR IT User Skill spread sheet software Diploma awarded by the oxford Cambridge and RSA (OCR).

AGBORTOKO DWIGHT OBEN Finance Officer
Mobile : +237 652690306
Twitter : @Agbortokodwight

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Human Resource and  Administrative Officer

    Besong Bawack Mallet serves as the Human Resource and Administrative officer of Local Youth Corner Cameroon and oversees the administration of the organisation, and the management of employee and resources.

He previously served as academic affairs officer for Buea University society of History, Faculty of arts, university of Buea where he handled all academic and administrative issues related to students in the department of History.
Mallet is the founder/CEO of Malletbesong Resource Center, Co-Founder/ Secretary General of Actions for Change Cameroon and member of Educations Cameroon, all based in Buea-Cameroon. He is equally a YALI Alumnus-Cameroon, RLC. He has previously served as Secretary General of Ntai egbe-areng Students Union (NESU) Cameroon and advocated for the creation of NESU ICT Center to help improve on the computer literate level of the students as well as aid research and e-learning.
Mallet holds a Bachelor Degree in History from the University of Buea and is currently a final year master research student of economic and social history at the University of Yaounde I, where he focuses on courses related to gender issues, education, nation building, ICT, globalisation, regional integration and research. He equally has a professional attestation on office automation and management from DESA professional University-Buea.
BESONG BAWACK MALLET – Human Resource and  Administrative Officer
Mobile : +237 671467217
Twitter : @malletbesong

 

Procurement Officer

Procurement Officer

Ntube Gladys Tabot serves as a procurement officer for Local Youth Corner Cameroon. She handles pricing negotiations,  contracts and procurement of goods and  services on behalf of the organization. Works closely with accounting department to ensure that payments for services are promptly done , issuance of purchase orders and other tracking documentations.

She previously served as a motivational speaker for a campaign against teenage  pregnancy, she used her acting skills to pass across the message about the importance  of educating the girl child. She has also taken part in some humanitarian activities, with the aid of some foreign partners through Local Youth Corner, to reach out to the poor, widows and the disabled people of the south west region of Cameroon.

Gladys holds a first degree in English Modern Letters from the university of Yaounde one Cameroon 20113, with speciality in America and Commonwealth Literatures. As an amateur poet ,she belongs to an online poetry club that has reviewed a couple of her poems.

NTUBE GLADYS TABOT – Chief Procurement Officer
Mobile : +237 675776059
Twitter : @ntubegladys
Communications and Advocacy Officer

Communications and Advocacy Officer

      Mambou Happy Kelly Blandine implements online and mass media advocacy campaigns, provides communication strategies and support advocacy missions to enhance the impact of Local Youth Corner. She is also incharge of managing public relations with partners and stake holders.

She has been a youth Consultant at the West and Central Africa Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace and Security. She previously served as Head of the Gender Unit at the Ecumenical Service for Peace were she focused on project designing on Gender Based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Women’s involvement in politics. She is presently Secretary General of the Cameroon Women Scholarship Alumni Association to defend girls’ rights to education. She also works as a HeForShe Champion with the United Nations Agency for Women (UN Women).

Kelly is holder of a Master of Arts in International Relations specialty in Regional Intergration and Management of Community Institutions from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon in 2015 and a BA in Social Sciences and International Relations with specialty in Peace and Development Studies from the Protestant University of Central Africa in 2012.

MAMBOU HAPPY KELLY – Communication and Advocacy Officer

Email: mambou.kelly@loyocameroon.org

Mobile : +237 671969688

Facebook : @happy.kelly.75

 

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MBOUGUE T. A. NOBEL – Graphics Designer
Mobile : +237 676673113
Twitter : @mnobel237